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  • adj. Not mutated.


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non- +‎ mutated


  • Actually, it was a nonmutated gene: the ability to digest milk came about due to a mutation that spread thousands of years ago.

    The $1,000 Genome

  • Some of these randomly generated "escape mutants," as they are called, would then be selected for survival in succeeding generations of the virus, since they would possess the advantage of being "fitter" — avoiding the body's immune response — than their nonmutated counterparts.

    AIDS: The Elusive Vaccine

  • A nonmutated Haluk person can still expect to spend 140 days estivating in a chrysalis, two hundred days as a gracilomorph, and sixty as a transitional lepidodermoid. "

    Perseus Spur

  • "And in those with a mutation," he continued, "the presence of mutated cells seems to affect the nonmutated cells and make them more resistant to treatment.

    NYT > Home Page


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