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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





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  • 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).
  • Clone Character, a term mostly used in the Super Smash Bros. community, meaning another fighter with the same or similar moveset, but varied strength to another fighter. Examples of clones are Marth and Roy/Lucina, Captain Falcon and Ganondorf, and Fox and Falco/Wolf.

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