Replication vs Cloning - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between replication and cloning

is that replication is replication, duplication while cloning is (biology) the production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum.

As a verb cloning is

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replication

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Process by which an object, person, place or idea may be copied mimicked or reproduced.
  • * 2014 , Wikipedia,
  • DNA replication is the process of producing two identical replicas from one original DNA molecule.
  • Copy; reproduction.
  • That painting is an almost exact replication of a famous Rembrandt painting.
  • (legal) A response from the plaintiff to the defendant's plea.
  • (biology) The process of producing replicas of DNA or RNA molecules.
  • Synonyms

    * repetition * duplication * imitation * copying * reproduction * copy * repeat * carbon copy * duplicate * replica

    cloning

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia cloning)
  • (biology) The production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum
  • (by extension) The production of an exact copy of an object