The condition resulting from altering; modification.(noun)
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Use "alteration" in a sentence
"_An alteration of honour_, is an _alteration_ of an _honourable state_ to a state of disgrace."
"As Doug lectures him about the biotechnology of brain alteration, we are aware of the salmon "spreading down into Chip's underpants like a wide, warm slug"."
"If an alteration is identified, a genetic counselor can next examine whether the alteration has been previously reported in other individuals with LFS."