mutant

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adjective mu·tant \ˈmyü-tənt\

Definition of mutant

  1. :  of, relating to, or produced by mutation

mutant

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Origin and Etymology of mutant

Latin mutant-, mutans, present participle of mutare


First Known Use: 1903


MUTANT Defined for Kids

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mutant

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adjective mu·tant \ˈmyü-tənt\

Definition of mutant for Students

  1. :  resulting from genetic mutation a mutant frog


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mutant

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noun mu·tant

Definition of mutant for Students

  1. :  a plant, animal, or microorganism resulting from genetic mutation


Medical Dictionary

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mutant

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adjective mu·tant \ˈmyüt-ənt\

Medical Definition of mutant

  1. :  of, relating to, or produced by mutation


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mutant

noun mu·tant

Medical Definition of mutant

  1. :  a mutant individual


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