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mu·ton

(myū'ton),
In genetics, the smallest unit of a chromosome in which alteration can be effective in causing a mutation (a single nucleotide change).
[mutation + -on]
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muton

(myo͞o′tŏn′)
n.
The smallest unit of DNA at which a mutation can occur; a nucleotide.
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muton

The smallest unit of a gene capable of undergoing mutation, ranging in size from a single nucleotide substitution (causing point mutations), to deletions of large segments of DNA (causing frameshift mutations).
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mu·ton

(myū'ton)
genetics The smallest unit of a chromosome in which alteration can be effective in causing a mutation.
[mutation + -on]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

muton

the smallest part of a gene that can undergo a MUTATION. It is now known that a muton is the size of a DNA nucleotide base.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005