Medical Dictionary

transversion

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noun trans·ver·sion \tran(t)s-ˈvər-zhən, tranz-\

Medical Definition of transversion

  1. 1:  the eruption of a tooth in an abnormal position on the jaw

  2. 2:  a genetic mutation in RNA or DNA that results from the substitution of a purine base for a pyrimidine base or of a pyrimidine base for a purine base


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