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Clone vs. Replica

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Clonenoun

A living organism (originally a plant) produced asexually from a single ancestor, to which it is genetically identical.

Replicanoun

An exact copy.

‘The statue on the museum floor is an authentic replica.’;

Clonenoun

A group of identical cells derived from a single cell.[http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=2754]

Replicanoun

A copy made at a smaller scale than the original.

‘He collected replicas of old cars.’;

Clonenoun

A copy or imitation of something already existing, especially when designed to simulate it.

Replicanoun

A copy of a work of art, as of a picture or statue, made by the maker of the original.

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Cloneverb

(transitive) To create a clone of.

‘The scientists were able to clone a sheep.’; ‘We cloned the database to perform some testing.’;

Replicanoun

Repetition.

Clonenoun

a group of organisms derived from a single individual by some kind of asexual reproduction; - used mostly of microorganisms such as bacteria and yeast.

Replicanoun

copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

Clonenoun

an individual organism containing a genetic complement identical to that of another organism, produced by using the genetic material from the second animal in a non-sexual reproduction process.

Replica

A replica is an exact copy, such as of a painting, as it was executed by the original artist or a copy or reproduction, especially one on a scale smaller than the original.A replica is a copying closely resembling the original concerning its shape and appearance. An inverted replica complements the original by filling its gaps.

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Clonenoun

something virtually identical to another object.

Cloneverb

to make a clone from; to make identical copies of an organism by a non-sexual process of reproduction.

Cloneverb

to grow colonies of a microorganism by spreading a suspension of the microorganism onto a solid growth medium (such as in a Petri dish), at a concentration such that individual colonies will grow from single cells sufficiently well separated from other colonies so that pure cultures derived from a single organism can be isolated.

Cloneverb

to make large quantities of a segment of DNA by inserting it, using biochemical techniques, into the DNA of a microorganism, and growing that microorganism in large numbers; as, to clone the gene for growth hormone.

Clonenoun

a person who is almost identical to another

Clonenoun

a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction

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Clonenoun

an unauthorized copy or imitation

Cloneverb

make multiple identical copies of;

‘people can clone a sheep nowadays’;

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