Because from both Marvel and DC universe, it sounds like it is.
Is Metahuman and Mutate the same thing?
No, from what I know of Marvel, mutate specifically to mean those who gained a power through means other than birth, like Deadpool or Spider-Man. Metahuman in the DCU was closer to mutant, because metahuman just refered to anyone born with a natural special power. Past tense becuase the term has gotten broader in the DCnU, and recently it pretty much means anyone with a power. DC doesnt make the point that metahumans are another species or derived from the same mutated allele the way Marvel does to mutant.
@dewboy01: Its a NO. Compare and contrast "was born with" with "later gained"
Marvel defines mutates as some one that recieves powers from an outside stimulus such as Hulk, Ms. Marvel, Fantastic 4, and some DC characters would be considered mutates such as Static, Hot-Streak imo. But DC has a tendency to classify all super powered beings such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Zatanna, and others as Metahumans. It just really depends on which universe you are reading.
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