mutagenicity

noun
mu·​ta·​ge·​nic·​i·​ty | \ ˌmyü-tə-jə-ˈni-sə-tē How to pronounce mutagenicity (audio) \

Definition of mutagenicity

: the capacity to induce mutations

First Known Use of mutagenicity

1947, in the meaning defined above

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mutagenicity

noun
mu·​ta·​ge·​nic·​i·​ty | \ -jə-ˈnis-ət-ē How to pronounce mutagenicity (audio) \
plural mutagenicities

Medical Definition of mutagenicity

: the capacity to induce mutations

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