Definition of Muton

1. Noun. The smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur.

Generic synonyms: Base, Nucleotide



Definition of Muton

1. a unit of nucleic acid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Muton

1. In genetics, the smallest unit of a chromosome in which alteration can be effective in causing a mutation. Origin: mutation + -on (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muton

muting
mutings
mutinied
mutinies
mutining
mutinous
mutinously
mutinousness
mutinousnesses
mutiny
mutinying
mutis
mutisia
mutism
mutisms
muton (current term)
mutons
mutoscope
mutoscopes
muts
mutt
mutter
mutter paneer
muttered
mutterer
mutterers
muttering
mutteringly
mutterings
mutters

Literary usage of Muton

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1. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1890)
"Sir Peter muton, Chief Justice of Wales, ap John ap Pyrs muton, Esq., ... Mam Richard muton oedd Elizabeth Pwl verch Sir Thomas Pwl o Pwl ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Taught by the heav'nly muse to venture down The duk descent, and up to reascend. MUton. When the god his fury has allayed. ..."

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