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point mutation n.
A mutation that involves a single nucleotide and may consist of loss of a nucleotide, substitution of one nucleotide for another, or the insertion of an additional nucleotide.
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A mutation in which one nucleotide is added, deleted, or replaced by another. Point mutations include missense, nonsense, frameshift, and silent mutations.