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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I've heard of muton dressed as lamb but mutton dressed as a sexy matador is a new one on me.
Breakfast in the household of Henry Percy, ninth earl of Northumberland, according to the household accounts from 1564 to 1632, for the earl and his lady on a 'flesh day' was 'a loofe of bred in trenchors, 2 manchets, 1 quart bere, 1 quart wyne, a Chyne of Muton or Chyne of Beef Boilid' "; the two older sons had " '2 loaf of household Breid, a Manchet, 1 Potell [two quarts] of Bere, a Chekynge [chicken] or ells 3 mutton Bonys boyled.
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Other clubs showing a profit were: Linton & Woodhorn SC, Wallsend Ex Service, Byker PTE, Sacriston Catholic Club, Usworth WM, Bedlington SC, South Shields Harriers, Northern SC, Bedlington Top Club, Burnhope CC, Highfield & Rowlands Gill, Dipton WM, Muton Victoria and Craghead SC.