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muton

[ myōōtŏn′ ]
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n.
The smallest unit of a chromosome in which alteration can be effective in causing a mutation.
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How to use muton in a sentence

  • He waited our landing, and seeing we were unarmed threw down his muton (so they named the fish-gig) and came readily to us.

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