back-mutate

back-mutate

[bak-myoo-teyt]
verb (used without object), back-mutated, back-mutating. Genetics.
to undergo back mutation.

Origin:
1960–65

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Main Entry:  back-mutate
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  in genetics, to revert to a former non-mutated condition
Usage:  science
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