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splice

(splīs)
tr.v. spliced, splicing, splices
To join together or insert (segments of DNA or RNA) so as to form new genetic combinations or alter a genetic structure.
n.
A joining by splicing.

splic′er n.

splice

(splīs)
To take two cut pieces and fasten them together; to link two cut segments of DNA.