Revertant



noun
1.
a gene, organism, or strain that has undergone a back mutation.
adjective
2.
of or relating to a gene, organism, or strain that has undergone a back mutation.

revertant re·ver·tant (rĭ-vûr’tnt)
adj.
Having reverted to the normal phenotype, usually by a second mutation. n.
A revertant organism, cell, or strain.

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