Saltation meaning

săl-tā'shən, sôl-
The act of leaping, jumping, or dancing.
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Discontinuous movement, transition, or development; advancement by leaps.
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A single mutation that drastically alters the phenotype.
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A leaping, jumping, or dancing.
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Sudden change, movement, or development, as if by leaping.
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A sudden, major inherited change in an organism, usually caused by a mutation.
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The act of leaping, jumping, or dancing.
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Discontinuous movement, transition, or development; advancement by leaps.
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A single mutation that drastically alters the phenotype.
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A single mutation that drastically alters the phenotype.
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A leap, jump or dance.
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The saltation of the great artery.

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(biology) A sudden change from one generation to the next; a mutation.
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(geology, fluid mechanics) The transport of loose particles by a fluid (such as wind or flowing water).
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Origin of saltation

Latin saltātiō saltātiōn from saltātus past participle of saltāre to leap frequentative of salīre to jump salient