clone - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] biology 

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/kləʊn/
present tense
I/you/we/theyclone
he/she/itclones
present participlecloning
past tensecloned
past participlecloned
  1. to create an animal or plant in a laboratory that is an exact copy of another using the original animal’s or plant’s DNA

    They were the first to clone a sheep from adult cells.