1 (biology 生) living thing that differs basically from its parents as a result of genetic change; mutation(c) 突变体; 突变型.
2 (infml 口) (esp in science fiction) living thing that is deformed or disfigured as a result of genetic change （尤指科幻小说中的）（因基因变异而致的）畸形怪物.
adj differing as a result of genetic change 因基因变异而不同的; 变种的; 变异的
*a mutant gene 突变基因
* a mutant strain of a virus 病毒突变株.
1900-2000; Language: Latin;Origin:
, present participle of mutare; MUTATE
an animal or plant that is different in some way from others of the same kind, because of a change in its genetic
something that is very different from others of the same type, in a way that is strange or bad - often used humorously>mutantadj [only before noun]