HyperDic: mutation

English > 3 senses of the word mutation:
NOUNperson mutation, mutant, variation, sport(biology) an organism that has characteristics / characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
eventmutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure
eventmutationa change or alteration in form or qualities
mutation > pronunciation
Soundsmyuwtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > mutation: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(biology) an organism that has characteristics / characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.
Synonymsmutant, variation, sport
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narrowerfreak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturaeA person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Spanishmutación, mutante
Catalanmutació, mutant
Adjectivesmutationalof or relating to or resulting from mutation
Verbsmutateundergo mutation
English > mutation: 3 senses > noun 2, event
Meaning(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism.
Synonymsgenetic mutation, chromosomal mutation
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
PartsmutagenesisAn event capable of causing a mutation
Narrowerdeletion(genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
inversion(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed
point mutation, gene mutation(genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene
reversion(genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)
saltation(genetics) a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species
transposition(genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishmutación
Catalanmutació
Adjectivesmutanttending to undergo or resulting from mutation / mutation
mutationalof or relating to or resulting from mutation
mutativeof or pertaining to or marked by genetic mutation
Verbsmutateundergo mutation
English > mutation: 3 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA change or alteration in form or qualities.
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Adjectivesmutationalof or relating to or resulting from mutation

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