Reverse-mutation



noun, Genetics.
1.
back mutation.
back mutation
noun, Genetics.
1.
a mutation of an existing mutant gene that restores it to its previous form.
back mutation
noun
1.
(genetics) the reversion of a mutant to the original phenotype
noun

a mutation that causes a gene to revert to its original wild or original type; also called back mutation
noun

See reverse mutation

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