mutagenic

adjective
mu·​ta·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce mutagenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of mutagenic

: inducing or capable of inducing genetic mutation some chemicals and X-rays are mutagenic agents

Other Words from mutagenic

mutagenically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce mutagenic (audio) \ adverb

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“Mutagenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mutagenic. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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