Indel definition

ĭndĕl
A genetic mutation caused by the insertion or deletion of a segment of DNA into an organism's genome.
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A genetic mutation caused by the insertion or deletion of a segment of DNA into an organism's genome.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
indel
Plural:
indels

Origin of indel

  • in(sertion) del(etion)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition