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  Words related to mutation

Related / Similar Words: genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation, mutant, variation, sport

 

Definition:
  • a change or alteration in form or qualities;
  • (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism;
  • (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration;

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    Hyponyms: inversion, transposition, point mutation, gene mutation, reversion, saltation, freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae

     

    Derivational Morphology: mutate, deviate, vary, diverge, depart

     

    Anagrams: antimuon, mountain

     

     
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