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lethal mutation

lethal mutation A gene mutation whose expression results in the premature death of the organism carrying it. Dominant lethals kill heterozygotes, whereas recessive lethals kill homozygotes only. See also VISIBLE.

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lethal mutation

lethal mutation A gene mutation whose expression results in the premature death of the organism carrying it. Dominant lethals kill both homozygotes and heterozygotes, recessive lethals kill homozygotes only.

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lethal mutation

lethal mutation A gene mutation whose expression results in the premature death of the organism carrying it. Dominant lethals kill heterozygotes, recessive lethals kill homozygotes only. See also VISIBLE.

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"lethal mutation." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved May 22, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lethal-mutation-1