Synonyms for mutation

Synonyms for (noun) mutation

Synonyms: mutation

Definition: a change or alteration in form or qualities

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago


Synonyms: mutant, mutation, variation, sport

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

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently