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Meaning of MUTANT

Pronunciation:  'myootnt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an animal that has undergone mutation
  2. [n]  (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
  3. [adj]  tending to undergo or resulting from mutation; "a mutant gene"

MUTANT is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: mutation, sport, variation
 See Also: animal, animate being, beast, being, brute, creature, fauna, freak, lusus naturae, monster, monstrosity, organism



Computing Dictionary

microsoft's term for a mutex which is generally used in user mode but can also be used in kernel mode. According to this terminology a mutex is only used in kernel mode.

["Microsoft Windows NT Workstation Resource Kit"].

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Refer to an organism, population, gene, or chromosome, etc. which differs from the corresponding wild type by one or more mutations.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: altered, avatar, better, catabolism, catalysis, changeable, changed, consubstantiation, converted, degenerate, deviant, displacement, divergent, heterotopia, improved, metabolism, metagenesis, metamorphism, metamorphosed, metamorphosis, metastasis, metastasized, metathesis, metempsychosis, modified, mutated form, mutation, permutation, qualified, rebuilt, reformed, reincarnation, renewed, revived, revolutionary, sport, subversive, transanimation, transfiguration, transfigurement, transformation, transformed, transformism, translated, translation, translocation, transmigration, transmogrification, transmutation, transmuted, transposition, transubstantiation, unmitigated, worse