mutate


mutate
UK [mjuːˈteɪt] / US [ˈmjuˌteɪt] verb [intransitive]
Word forms "mutate":
present tense I/you/we/they mutate he/she/it mutates present participle mutating past tense mutated past participle mutated biology
to become physically different from other plants or animals of the same type as a result of a genetic change

English dictionary. 2014.