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Formation or development of a mutation.


(Genetics) genetics the generation, usually intentional, of mutations
[C20: from mutation + -genesis]


(ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

the origin and development of a mutation.
mu`ta•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.mutagenesis - an event capable of causing a mutation
cause - events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; "they are trying to determine the cause of the crash"
chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
insertional mutagenesis - (genetics) a mutation caused by the insertion of exogenous DNA into a genome
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