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Mutagenesis



[myoo-tuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

noun
1.
the origin and development of a .
/ˌmjuːtəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(genetics) the generation, usually intentional, of mutations

mutagenesis mu·ta·gen·e·sis (myōō’tə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. mu·ta·gen·e·ses (-sēz’)
The formation or development of a mutation.

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    [myoo-tuh-jen-ik] /ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ɪk/ adjective, Genetics. 1. capable of inducing or increasing its rate.

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    [myoo-tuh-jen-ik] /ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ɪk/ adjective, Genetics. 1. capable of inducing or increasing its rate.



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    /ˈmjuːtədʒəˌnaiz/ verb (transitive) 1. to subject (cells, DNA, etc) to mutagens to induce mutations mutagenize mu·ta·gen·ize (myōō’tə-jěn’īz) v. mu·ta·gen·ized, mu·ta·gen·iz·ing, mu·ta·gen·iz·es To cause mutation in a cell or an organism.

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