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 for mutant
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mutant
      adj 1: tending to undergo or resulting from mutation; "a mutant
             gene"
      n 1: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting
           from chromosomal alteration [syn: mutant, mutation,
           variation, sport]
      2: an animal that has undergone mutation

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "mutant":
     altered, avatar, better, catabolism, catalysis, changeable,
     changed, consubstantiation, converted, degenerate, deviant,
     displacement, divergent, heterotopia, improved, metabolism,
     metagenesis, metamorphism, metamorphosed, metamorphosis,
     metastasis, metastasized, metathesis, metempsychosis, modified,
     mutated form, mutation, permutation, qualified, rebuilt, reformed,
     reincarnation, renewed, revived, revolutionary, sport, subversive,
     transanimation, transfiguration, transfigurement, transformation,
     transformed, transformism, translated, translation, translocation,
     transmigration, transmogrification, transmutation, transmuted,
     transposition, transubstantiation, unmitigated, worse
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  mutant
  
      Microsoft's term for a mutex which is
     generally used in user mode but can also be used in kernel
     mode.  According to this terminology a mutex is only used in
     kernel mode.
  
     ["Microsoft Windows NT Workstation Resource Kit"].
  
     (1997-07-30)
  

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