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point mutation

point mutation

noun

Definition of POINT MUTATION

:  a gene mutation involving the substitution, addition, or deletion of a single nucleotide base

First Known Use of POINT MUTATION

1925

point mutation

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POINT MUTATION

:  a gene mutation involving the substitution, addition, or deletion of a single nucleotide base

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