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Meaning of GENETIC MUTATION

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
 
 Synonyms: chromosomal mutation, mutation
 
 See Also: alteration, change, gene mutation, inversion, modification, mutagenesis, point mutation, reversion, saltation, transposition

 

 

 

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