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1. mutation

noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • transposition
  • genetic mutation
  • chromosomal mutation
  • gene mutation
  • change
  • modification
  • point mutation
  • deletion
  • inversion
  • reversion
  • mutagenesis

Antonyms

  • death
  • tightening
  • loosening
  • normality

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  • deinstitutionalization
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  • antidiscrimination
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  • internationalization
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  • misinterpretation
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  • securitization
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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.

3. Noun Phrase
Four leaf clovers are caused by a genetic mutation of the usually three leaf clover.

4. Noun Phrase
Hereditary epilepsy is believed to occur as a result of a genetic mutation inherited from a dog's parents.

2. mutation

noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] a change or alteration in form or qualities.

Synonyms

  • modification
  • change

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration

3. mutation

noun. ['mjuːˈteɪʃən'] (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.

Synonyms

  • lusus naturae
  • organism
  • freak
  • mutant
  • monster
  • monstrosity
  • being
  • variation

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

4. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] occurring among members of a family usually by heredity.

Synonyms

  • heritable
  • transmissible
  • inheritable
  • hereditary
  • transmitted
  • familial

Antonyms

  • noninfectious
  • nurtural
  • congenital
  • nonheritable

5. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to the science of genetics.

Antonyms

  • inborn

6. genetic

adjective. ['dʒəˈnɛtɪk'] of or relating to or produced by or being a gene.

Synonyms

  • genic

Antonyms

  • acquired
  • nonhereditary
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