A term used in both classical and molecular genetics.
1. In classical genetics: An organism or cell that is the result of meiotic recombination.
2. In molecular genetics: A hybrid molecule made up of DNA obtained from different organisms. Typically used as an adjective, e.g. recombinant DNA.

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