Artificial Insemination

Science / Genetics / Artificial Insemination: The placement of sperm into a female reproductive tract or the mixing of male and female gametes by other than natural means.

Other Words for Artificial

Artificial Adjective Synonyms: unnatural, synthetic, man-made, manufactured, simulated, imitation, plastic
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Artificial Selection

Science / Biology / Artificial Selection: The process in which breeders choose the variants to be used to produce succeeding generations. MORE

Artificial Light Film

Entertainment / Photography / Artificial Light Film: Color film balanced for use ion tungsten artificial light, usually 3200 k. MORE

Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC)

Science / Genetics / Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC): A vector used to clone dna fragments (100- to 300-kb insert size: average, 150 kb) in escherichia coli cells. Based on naturally occurring f-factor plasmid found in the bacterium e. Coli. MORE

Human Artificial Chromosome (HAC)

Science / Genetics / Human Artificial Chromosome (HAC): A vector used to hold large dna fragments. MORE

Yeast Artificial Chromosome (YAC)

Science / Genetics / Yeast Artificial Chromosome (YAC): A vector used to clone dna fragments (up to 400 kb): it is constructed from the telomeric, centromeric, and replication origin sequences needed for replication in yeast cells. Compare cloning vector, MORE

P1-Derived Artificial Chromosome (PAC)

Science / Genetics / P1-Derived Artificial Chromosome (PAC): One type of vector used to clone dna fragments (100- to 300-kb insert size: average, 150 kb) in escherichia coli cells. Based on bacteriophage (a virus) p1 genome. MORE

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