transduction

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(trans-dŭk′shŏn )


1. Genetic recombination in bacteria in which DNA is carried from one bacterium to another by a bacteriophage.
SEE: transformation; SEE: recombination
2. The conversion of a painful stimulus into electrical activity in peripheral nerves.

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