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- noun A mutation that changes one nucleotide in a gene or DNA sequence by substitution, deletion, or addition.
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- noun genetics A mutation that involves the
replacement, additionor deletionof a small number of bases(especially just one) at a specific sitewithin a gene
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- noun (genetics) a mutation due to an intramolecular reorganization of a gene
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