Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chromosomal_mutation

1 sense of chromosomal mutation

Sense 1
mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation -- ((genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism)
       => change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

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