genetic mutation

noun
(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
Derivationally related forms: ↑mutational (for: ↑mutation), ↑mutate (for: ↑mutation)
Topics: ↑genetics, ↑genetic science
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alteration, ↑modification
Hyponyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑mutagenesis

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genetic mutation,
= gene mutation. (Cf.gene mutation)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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