mutation

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mu·ta·tion

noun \myü-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of MUTATION

1
: a relatively permanent change in hereditary material involving either a physical change in chromosome relations or a biochemical change in the codons that make up genes; also : the process of producing a mutation
2
: an individual, strain, or trait resulting from mutation
mu·ta·tion·al \-shnəl, -shən-əl\ adjective
mu·ta·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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