noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism.
- genetic mutation
- chromosomal mutation
- gene mutation
- point mutation
Words that Rhyme with Genetic Mutation
Example sentences of the word genetic-mutation
1. Noun Phrase
A rose sport is a genetic mutation that occurs on the branch of a rosebush.
2. Noun Phrase
In the case of severe genetic mutations, an embryo may not even survive long enough to reach birth.
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Four leaf clovers are caused by a genetic mutation of the usually three leaf clover.
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Hereditary epilepsy is believed to occur as a result of a genetic mutation inherited from a dog's parents.
noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] a change or alteration in form or qualities.
noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.
- lusus naturae
adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] occurring among members of a family usually by heredity.
adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to the science of genetics.
adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to or produced by or being a gene.