Definition of subcloning in US English:

subcloning

noun

Genetics
  • The production of a subclone; especially (in later use) the action or process of transferring a fragment of DNA from one vector to another.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Bulletin Hygiene. From sub- + cloning, after subclone.

Pronunciation

subcloning

/ˈsʌbkləʊnɪŋ/