from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of being mutagenic
  • n. A measure of the extent to which something is mutagenic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the degree or measure of the ability to cause mutation{3}; -- said of mutagens.


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