three-parent baby - definition and synonyms

noun

or three-person baby

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a baby conceived using genetic material from three people, in which mitochondrial DNA (=a small part in a cell that helps your body to turn food into energy) from a female donor is used to replace faulty maternal mitochondria and thus prevent inherited diseases

    The first “three-parent” baby in Britain could be born as early as next year.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/02/2015