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ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ə sɪsmu·ta·ge·n·e·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutagenesisnoun

    an event capable of causing a mutation


  1. mutagenesisnoun

    the causing of a mutation or the occurrence of a mutation.


  1. mutagenesisnoun

    the creation or formation of a genetic mutation

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Mutagenesis

    Process of generating a genetic MUTATION. It may occur spontaneously or be induced by MUTAGENS.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutagenesis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mutagenesis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of mutagenesis in a Sentence

  1. Eric Rubin:

    Having an antiviral is a good thing. It's just good. We really have to watch out for problems like mutagenesis, we have to watch out for resistance, and to see if there are strategies to decrease that risk, but wow -- it would be great to have something -- if Merck's data is right -- to cut risk hospitalizations and death by 50 %. That's awesome.

  2. Mark Denison:

    The two basic mechanisms are either chain termination, which I call the delayed stop sign, or mutagenesis, which is like blowing potholes in the road as the car is driving along. It's just damaging the genome.

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