- A term used to indicate a persistent change in the properties of a culture's behaviour (e.g. altered morphology, chromosome constitution, virus susceptibility, nutritional requirements, proliferative capacity, etc.). The term should always be qualified by a precise description of the change which has occurred in the culture.
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