Meaning of “mutation” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “mutation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mutationnoun [ C/U ]

us /mjuˈteɪ·ʃən/

biology the change that happens in an organism’s genes which produces differences that are passed to new organisms by reproduction, or the process of this change

(Definition of “mutation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)