Significado de “mutant” - en el Diccionario Inglés


mutant en inglés

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mutantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmjuː.tənt/ us /ˈmjuː.t̬ənt/

an organism that is different from others of its type because of a permanent change in its genes:

These mutants lack a vital protein which gives them immunity to the disease.
This mutant gene is thought to cause cancer.
figurative humorous I'm convinced he's a mutant - he's not at all like the rest of our family!

disapproving an unpleasant and frightening thing:

The result of these experiments will be a nightmarish world filled with two-headed monsters and other mutants.

(Definición de mutant del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

mutant en inglés americano

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mutantnoun [ C ]


biology a new type of organism that is a result of the process of mutation

(Definición de mutant del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)