[luh-mahr-kiz-uh m] /ləˈmɑr kɪz əm/
the Lamarckian theory that characteristics acquired by habit, use, or disuse may be passed on to future generations through inheritance.
the theory of organic evolution proposed by Lamarck, based on the principle that characteristics of an organism modified during its lifetime are inheritable See also acquired characteristic, Neo-Lamarckism
[luh-mahrk] /ləˈmɑrk/ noun 1. a city in SE coastal Texas.
[lah-mahs] /ˈlɑ mɑs/ noun 1. Carlos Saavedra [kahr-laws sah-ah-ve-drah] /ˈkɑr lɔs ˌsɑ ɑˈvɛ drɑ/ (Show IPA), . [lah-muh] /ˈlɑ mə/ noun 1. a priest or monk in . /ˈlɑːmə/ noun 1. a priest or monk of Lamaism n. “Buddhist priest of Mongolia or Tibet,” 1650s, from Tibetan blama “chief, high priest,” with silent b-. Related: […]
[lah-muh-ser-ee] /ˈlɑ məˌsɛr i/ noun, plural lamaseries. 1. a monastery of lamas. /ˈlɑːməsərɪ/ noun (pl) -series 1. a monastery of lamas
childbirth technique, developed 1940s by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze (1891-1957) and named for him. Lamaze La·maze (lə-mäz’), Ferdinand. 1891-1957. French obstetrician who in the 1950’s developed a method of childbirth preparation using behavioral training to reduce pain and anxiety in labor.