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mutagenesis

[myoo-tuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
the origin and development of a mutation.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; < Neo-Latin; see mutation, -genesis
Related forms
mutagenetic
[myoo-tuh-juh-net-ik] /ˌmyu tə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mutagenetic

mutagenesis

/ˌmjuːtəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(genetics) the generation, usually intentional, of mutations
Word Origin
C20: from mutation + -genesis
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mutagenetic in Medicine

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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