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mutate
American English: /ˈmjuteɪt/
British English: /mjuːˈteɪt/

Translation of mutate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Biology)
    Example sentences
    • This gene, when mutated, severely disrupts both germ cell migration and developmental cell death.
    • Only 15 of these genes were previously known to cause a toxin phenotype when mutated.
    • If a gene on the Y chromosome mutates, that piece of the male genetic code may disappear.
  • 2 (change) [formal]
    sufrir una transformación/transformaciones
    Example sentences
    • The pigeon let out one long coo, and then, as its body began to swell and transform, the sound mutated into a low chuckle.
    • But now the perennial moaning about diving has mutated into a full-blown campaign to stamp out this malevolent practice.
    • We had our reunion yesterday, attended by 11 of us which is a good turn out, and the day trip to France has now mutated into a weekend in Paris!
  • 3 (Linguistics)
    mutar
    transformarse
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