from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a mutation that changes a codon for one amino acid into a codon for a different amino acid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A damaged DNA sequence that is meaningful but has an incorrect meaning, with the result that its products do not do what they are supposed to do.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give a wrong sense or meaning to.
mis-1 + (non)sense.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)