mutagenize

transitive verb
mu·​ta·​gen·​ize | \ ˈmyüt-ə-jə-ˌnīz How to pronounce mutagenize (audio) \
mutagenized; mutagenizing

Medical Definition of mutagenize

: mutate mutagenize strains of E. coli mutagenized genes

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