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mutant

[myoot-nt] /ˈmyut nt/
adjective
1.
undergoing or resulting from mutation.
noun
2.
a new type of organism produced as the result of mutation.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin mūtant- (stem of mūtāns), present participle of mūtāre to change; see -ant
Related forms
unmutant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unmutant

mutant

/ˈmjuːtənt/
noun
1.
Also called mutation. an animal, organism, or gene that has undergone mutation
adjective
2.
of, relating to, undergoing, or resulting from change or mutation
Word Origin
C20: from Latin mutāre to change
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Word Origin and History for unmutant

mutant

n.

1901, in the biological sense, from Latin mutantem (nominative mutans) "changing," present participle of mutare "to change" (see mutable). In the science fiction sense, it is attested from 1954. As an adjective from 1903.

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unmutant in Medicine

mutant mu·tant (myōōt'nt)
n.
An organism possessing one or more genes that have undergone mutation. adj.
Resulting from or undergoing mutation.

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Slang definitions & phrases for unmutant

mutant

noun

A weird and disgusting person; shpos: Marvin is a mutant; he's constantly licking his nose in public (1980s+ Student)


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