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Main Entry: mu·ta·tion
Pronunciation: myü-primarystresstamacr-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : a basic and important change
2 a : a permanent change in hereditary material involving either a change in the position of the genes on the chromosomes or a basic change in the chemical structure of a gene; also : the process of producing a mutation b : an individual, strain, or trait resulting from mutation

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