[ ri-vur-tnt ]
/ rɪˈvɜr tnt /
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.
Words nearby revertant
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Medicine definitions for revertant
[ rĭ-vûr′tnt ]
Having reverted to the normal phenotype, usually by a second mutation.
A revertant organism, cell, or strain.
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