n 1 : the aggregate of the asexually produced progeny of an individual : also : a group of replicas of all or part of a macromolecule (as DNA or an antibody) 2 : an individual grown from a single somatic cell of its parent and genetically identical to it clon*al adj clon*al*ly adv
, vb, cloned clon*ing vt : to propagate a clone from <frogs have been successfully cloned by transplanting nuclei from body cells to enucleated eggs> vi : to produce a clone .
Similar sounding terms: Cal·an clean clin co·lon
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