Mendelism



[men-dl-iz-uh m] /ˈmɛn dlˌɪz əm/

noun
1.
the theories of heredity advanced by Gregor .
/ˈmɛndəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
the science of heredity based on Mendel’s laws with some modifications in the light of more recent knowledge
n.

1903, in reference to the work of Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), Austrian biologist who enunciated the laws of heredity. Related: Mendelian.

Mendelism Men·del·ism (měn’dl-ĭz’əm) or Men·de·li·an·ism (měn-dē’lē-ə-nĭz’əm, -dēl’yə-)
n.
The theoretical principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel; Mendel’s laws.

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