/trans doohs", -dyoohs", tranz-/, v.t., transduced, transducing.
1. to convert (energy) from one form into another.
2. Genetics. to cause transduction in (a cell).
[1945-50; back formation from TRANSDUCER or TRANSDUCTION]

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