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Clone may refer to:


  • Cloning, any organism whose genetic information is identical to that of a parent organism from which it was created
  • Clone (cell biology), a group of identical cells naturally derived from a common parent cell
  • Clone (B-cell biology), a process of immunological B-cell maturation
  • Molecular cloning, an exact replica of all or part of a macromolecule (e.g. DNA)



  • Phone cloning, the transfer of identity from one cellular device to another





Other uses[edit]

  • Clone (voting), in voting systems analysis, a candidate identical to one already present in an election
  • Castro clone, a fashion movement arising from the gay community in the Castro district of San Francisco, California
  • A popular term for a replica, particularly when referring to "recreations" of rare and desirable variants of collector cars, or an unlicensed, reverse-engineered copy of a firearm produced in another nation (although the term can also apply to a simple direct copy, created under license).

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