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gene' ther"apy



Med.
the application of genetic engineering to the transplantation of genes into human cells in order to cure a disease caused by a genetic defect, as a missing enzyme. Cf. gene transfer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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