Translation of "mutation" - English-Spanish dictionary

mutation

noun uk /mjuːˈteɪ.ʃən/

[ no plural ] the way in which genes change and produce permanent differences

mutación
It is well known that radiation can cause mutation.

a permanent change in an organism, or the changed organism itself

mutación
Environmental pressures encourage genes with certain mutations to persist and others to die out.
These plants carry the mutation for red flowers.

(Translation of “mutation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)