Medical Definition of Acquired mutation

1. A change in a gene or chromosome that occurs in a single cell after the conception of the individual. That change is then passed along to all cells descended from that cell. Acquired mutations are involved in the development of cancer. (12 Dec 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquired Mutation

acquired epileptic aphasia
acquired haemolytic anaemia
acquired haemolytic icterus
acquired hemochromatosis
acquired hyperlipidaemia
acquired hyperlipoproteinaemia
acquired hypogammaglobulinaemia
acquired ichthyosis
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
acquired immunity
acquired immunodeficiency disease
acquired leukoderma
acquired leukopathia
acquired megacolon
acquired methemoglobinaemia
acquired mutation (current term)
acquired nevus
acquired pellicle
acquired reflex
acquired sensitivity
acquired taste
acquired tastes
acquired toxoplasmosis
acquired trichoepithelioma
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