[ myoo-tuh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌmyu təˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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capable of inducing mutation or increasing its rate.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
OTHER WORDS FROM mutagenicmu·ta·gen·i·cal·ly, adverbmu·ta·ge·nic·i·ty [myoo-tuh-juh-nis-i-tee], /ˌmyu tə dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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How to use mutagenic in a sentence
SARS-CoV-2 has proven to be much less mutagenic than Human Influenza Virus A and B, which cause annual outbreaks.