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  • Biological diversity
  • Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

An organism that has undergone external processes by which its basic set of genes has been altered. (Source: LEE)
In everyday usage LMOs are usually considered to be the same as GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms), but definitions and interpretations of the term GMO vary widely (CBD FAQs Cartagena Protocol)