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mutation
used in Brave New World

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Definition
a change in the genes that determines how a living organism is designed; or the result of the change
  • He became rather technical; spoke of the abnormal endocrine co-ordination which made men grow so slowly; postulated a germinal mutation to account for it.
    p. 15.5
  • Could the effects of this germinal mutation be undone?
    p. 15.6

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