A living being created from the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) of another living being. Since the DNA within any cell of a living organism contains the cellular template for the entire organism, another whole organism can (theoretically) be grown from a single cell. A clone is physically identical to its parent organism, except that it lacks any changes that took place, such as scars, between the original organism's conception and the removal of its DNA. Normally, a clone is younger than the parent organism and possesses none of its memories; however, there are processes by which one can transfer memories and accelerate growth. The science of cloning is practiced by exceedingly few genetic engineers on Earth today.
(See Also: Category:Clones)
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