muton


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mu·ton

 (myo͞o′tŏn′)
n.
The smallest unit of DNA at which a mutation can occur; a nucleotide.

muton

(ˈmjuːtɒn)
n
(Genetics) the smallest element of a gene which, when altered, can cause mutation
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Noun1.muton - the smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
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