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[L. mutatio, a change]
1. Change, transformation, or an instance of change.
2. A permanent variation in genetic structure with offspring differing from parents in a characteristic. It is differentiated by gradual variation through many generations.
3. A change in a gene potentially capable of being transmitted to offspring.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mutation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765409/all/null_mutation.
Mutation. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765409/all/null_mutation. Accessed May 31, 2023.
Mutation. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765409/all/null_mutation
Mutation [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 31]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765409/all/null_mutation.
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