- a gene, organism, or strain that has undergone a back mutation.
- of or relating to a gene, organism, or strain that has undergone a back mutation.
Origin of revertant
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- Having reverted to the normal phenotype, usually by a second mutation.
- A revertant organism, cell, or strain.
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