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
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.
(legal) A response from the plaintiff to the defendant's plea.
(biology) The process of producing replicas of DNA or RNA molecules.
- That painting is an almost exact replication of a famous Rembrandt painting.
* carbon copy
(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