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Saltation is : 1. In geology, saltation is the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface. 2. In genetics, saltation is a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species.
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Saltation is :

1. In geology, saltation is the leaping movement of sand or soil particles as they are transported in a fluid medium over an uneven surface.

2. In genetics, saltation is a mutation that drastically changes the phenotype of an organism or species.
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