- Resulting from or showing the effect of mutation: a mutant geneMore example sentences
- In other words, are rescue genes mutant alleles of the genes that normally kill hybrids?
- The gene function is known in four cases, based on mutant phenotypes.
- I've been 19 for over a day now and I haven't shown any signs of growing a third arm or any other mutant abnormality.
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early 20th century: from Latin mutant- 'changing', from the verb mutare.