somatic mutation

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somatic mutation

n
(Botany) a mutation occurring in a somatic cell, resulting in a change in the morphology or some other aspect of one part of an organism (usually a plant). It may be maintained by vegetative propagation but not by sexual reproduction
Translations
mutation somatique
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Although genetic testing of peripheral blood lymphocytes from the patient's mother revealed no mutation, somatic mutation cannot be excluded.[4]