mutate

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mutate /ˈmjuːˌteɪt/ verb
mutates; mutated; mutating
mutate
/ˈmjuːˌteɪt/
verb
mutates; mutated; mutating
Learner's definition of MUTATE
biology
[+ object] : to cause (a gene) to change and create an unusual characteristic in a plant or animal : to cause mutation in (a gene)
[no object] : to change and cause an unusual characteristic to develop in a plant or animal
[no object] : to change into something very different
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