living modified organism

Abbreviation: LMO
"Living organism that possess a novel combination of genetic material obtained through the use of modern biotechnology" (Convention on Biological Diversity). Synonym of GMO, but restricted to organisms that can endanger biological diversity.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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