genetic mutation definition

  • noun:
    • (genetics) any occasion that changes hereditary framework; any alteration into the inherited nucleic acid sequence associated with the genotype of an organism
    • (genetics) any event that modifications genetic construction; any alteration within the hereditary nucleic acid sequence of genotype of an organism
    • (genetics) any occasion that changes hereditary structure; any alteration into the hereditary nucleic acid sequence regarding the genotype of an organism

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