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back-mutate

[bak-myoo-teyt] /ˈbækˌmyu teɪt/
verb (used without object), back-mutated, back-mutating. Genetics.
1.
to undergo back mutation.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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verb

in genetics, to revert to a former non-mutated condition

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