Definitions for mutation

Definitions for (noun) mutation

Main entry: mutation

Definition: a change or alteration in form or qualities

Main entry: chromosomal mutation, mutation, genetic mutation

Definition: (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism

Main entry: mutant, mutation, variation, sport

Definition: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

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