genetically modified organism


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An organism that has undergone external processes by which its basic set of genes has been altered. (Source: LEE)

  • In everyday usage LMOs are usually considered to be the same as GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms), but definitions and interpretations of the term GMO vary widely (CBD FAQs Cartagena Protocol)

Other relations

  • gmo (ECOLEX)

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