What is another word for cloning?

Pronunciation: [klˈə͡ʊnɪŋ] (IPA)

Cloning is the process of creating an organism that is genetically identical to another. However, there are various synonyms that can be used to describe cloning. Replication is a term that connotes producing an exact copy, while duplication refers to making a copy of something that isn't an original. Multiplication suggests that something is being reproduced on a larger scale, while copying implies recreating. Cloning is also often associated with the term "cloning technology" or "cloning science," which refers to the methodologies and techniques used to clone organisms. Ultimately, whatever synonym you use, the essence of cloning remains creating an identical replica of an organism, which can have various practical applications in medicine and science.

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Usage examples for Cloning

We must prevent the misuse of genetic tests to discriminate against any American, and we must ratify the ethical consensus of the scientific and religious communities, and ban the cloning of human beings.
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And because no human life should be started or ended as the object of an experiment, I ask you to set a high standard for humanity and pass a law against all human cloning.
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Famous quotes with Cloning

  • The people who make policy decisions should damned well know what they are talking about before they make the decisions. There is nobody who is an expert on cloning who would be afraid after seeing Attack of the Clones.
    Kevin J. Anderson
  • I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology, which we call cloning, without running the danger of actually having live human beings born.
    David Baltimore
  • The argument has been made in Congress that it is slippery slope if you allow therapeutic, what people people are calling therapeutic cloning, then you will get reproductive cloning.
    David Baltimore
  • During this period, I became interested in how the new techniques of cloning and sequencing DNA could influence the study of genetics and I was an early and active proponent of the Human Genome Sequencing Project.
    Sydney Brenner
  • The bill would ban human cloning, and any attempts at human cloning, for both reproductive purposes and medical research. Also forbidden is the importing of cloned embryos or products made from them.
    Ken Calvert

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