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a mutation occurring in a somatic cell, resulting in a change in the morphology or some other aspect of one part of an organism (usually a plant). It may be maintained by vegetative propagation but not by sexual reproduction
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby somatic mutation
somat-, somatic, somatic cell, somatic cell nuclear transfer, somaticize, somatic mutation, somatic nervous system, somatic therapy, somatist, somatization disorder, somato-
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