reversion

Reversion of a mutation occurs when a second mutation restores the function that was lost as a result of the first mutation. The second mutation causes a change in the DNA that either reverses the original alteration or compensates for it.

Reversion

• (n.) A return towards some ancestral type or character; atavism. • (n.) The returning of an esttate to the grantor or his heirs, by operation of law, after the grant has terminated; hence, the residue of an estate left in the proprietor or owner thereof, to take effect in possession, by operation of law, after the termination of a limit...
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reversion

<molecular biology> Reversion of a mutation occurs when a second mutation restores the function that was lost as a result of the first mutation. The second mutation causes a change in the DNA that either reverses the original alteration or compensates for it. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Reversion

(n) Reversion is the process by which a right in a property transferred by a deed of trust, mortgage or pledge etc is returned back to the original owner after the interest held by others on such property is exhausted. For example when a trust is formed with his mother as beneficiary and himself as the residual owner, the property reversion occurs ...
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reversion

(re-vur´zhәn) regression (def. 1). in genetics, the mutation of a mutant phenotype so that the original function is restored, as by mutation of the DNA back to the parental base sequence (reverse mutation) or by suppression.
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reversion

turnaround noun turning in the opposite direction
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reversion

noun a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)
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Reversion

[law] A reversion in property law is a future interest that is retained by the grantor after the conveyance of an estate of a lesser quantum that he has (such as the owner of a fee simple granting a life estate or a leasehold estate). Once the lesser estate comes to an end (the lease expires or the life estate tenant dies), the property aut...
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Reversion

[software development] In software development (and by extension in content editing environments, especially wikis, that make use of the software development process of revision control), reversion or reverting is the abandonment of one or more recent changes in favor of a return to a previous version of the material at hand (typically soft...
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Reversion

Re·ver'sion (re*vẽr'shŭn) noun [ French réversion , Latin reversio a turning back. See Revert .] 1. The act of returning, or coming back; return. [ Obsolete] « After his reversion home, [ he] was spoiled, also, of all that he brought with him.&...
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Reversion

A second mutation event where the mutant gene returns to the wild-type gene. See Forward Mutation.
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reversion

in Anglo-American law, interest held by a prior owner in property given to another, which, upon the happening of some future event, will return to ... [1 related articles]
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Reversion

is the increase in rent estimated by the Group`s external valuers, where the net rent is below the current estimated rental value. The increases to rent arise on rent reviews, letting of vacant space and expiry of rent free periods or rental increase steps.
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reversion

n. in real property, the return to the grantor or his/her heirs of real property after all interests in the property given to others have terminated. Examples: a) George Generous deeded property to the local hospital district for "use for health facilities only," and the hospital is eventually torn down and the property is now vacant. The property ...
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reversion

reversion: see atavism.
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reversion

right-to-left reversion of an image
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Reversion

See: Mean reversion.
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Reversion

The residue of an estate left in the grantor, to commence in possession after the determination of some particular estate granted out by him; it is also defined to be the return of land to the grantor, and his heirs, after the grant is over.The reversion arises by operation of law, and not by deed or will, and it is a vested interest or estate, and...
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Reversion

The right of future possession and use by the grantor of a life estate.
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reversion

Type: Term Pronunciation: rē-ver′zhŭn Definitions: 1. The manifestation in an individual of certain characteristics, peculiar to a remote ancestor, which have been suppressed during one or more of the intermediate generations. 2. The return to the original phenotype, either by reinstatement of the original genotype (true reversion) ...
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reversion

[n] - (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee) 2. [n] - a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation) 3. [n] - turning in the opposite direction
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