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Noun mutation has 3 senses
- mutant, mutation, variation, sport - (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
--1 is a kind of organism, being
--1 has particulars: freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae
- mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
--2 is a kind of change, alteration, modification
--2 has parts: mutagenesis
--2 has particulars:
- mutation - a change or alteration in form or qualities
--3 is a kind of change, alteration, modification