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Synonyms for mutation
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutant, mutation, variation, sport(noun)

    (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

    Synonyms:
    sportsman, fun, fluctuation, sportswoman, mutant, play, genetic mutation, summercater, magnetic variation, athletics, variation, sport, variant, version, magnetic declination, chromosomal mutation, variance, edition, pas seul

  2. mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation(noun)

    (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism

    Synonyms:
    mutant, chromosomal mutation, variation, sport, genetic mutation

  3. mutation(noun)

    a change or alteration in form or qualities

    Synonyms:
    mutant, chromosomal mutation, variation, sport, genetic mutation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mutation(n)

    A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.

    Synonyms:
    alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, variety, vicissitude

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mutation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    change, alteration, variation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mutations, deployment, transfer, transformation, posting, change, mutant

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How to use mutation in a sentence?

  1. Ahmedin Jemal:

    Another factor is probably the Angelina Jolie effect. She was diagnosed with the BRCA-1 cancer gene that mutation that causes breast cancer, and she had a double mastectomy, so that was covered widely in the media.

  2. Govind Persad:

    I don't know how large of a risk that is, because again, it depends on the odds of the mutation, whether the mutation was one that would end up staying in the population or whether it would be selected out over time.

  3. Ada Hamosh:

    I had a match (in January) with the same gene and type of mutation, but the (symptoms) weren't a great match, then I got an email from a third (clinician) who matched and what's interesting is there is a unifying trait.

  4. Though Cara:

    According to Prof Betz's team at the Institute for Human Genetics, the syndrome is caused by a mutation to one of three genes - PADI3, TGM3 and TCHH. (SWNS.com) Taylor was born with no hair but began sprouting tufts of soft baby fuzz when she was around five months old. Rather than falling out and growing back straight and brown, like her parents' hair, Taylor's bright blond locks grew and grew. At one point we had a chat with my mother-in-law who said, 'There is a photo on the internet that looks like Taylor,'.

  5. Matthew Dorman:

    We discovered a mutation in a gene critical for growing flagella, which may be the reason for this.


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