NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms contains technical definitions for more than 200 terms related to genetics. These definitions were developed by the PDQ® Cancer Genetics Editorial Board to support the evidence-based, peer-reviewed PDQ cancer genetics information summaries.
- novel variant
- listen (NAH-vel VAYR-ee-unt)
- A newly discovered, distinct genetic alteration; NOT the same as new or de novo variant (or mutation). Also called novel mutation.