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William, 1861–1926, English biologist and geneticist.
Historical Examples

Bateson, in his Materials for the Study of Variation, gives other examples of this kind of variation.
The Making of Species Douglas Dewar

Poor young Bateson had a sorry time of it for the next week.
The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed

It’ll be a sad day for you, Mrs. Bateson, when swine fever comes into the district.
The Farringdons Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

He let young Bateson alone, and kept to himself his feud with the master.
The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed

One of the simplest cases is that of the heredity of color in the Andalusian fowl which has been so clearly described by Bateson.
The Social Direction of Evolution William E. Kellicott

Nothing, said Dr. Bateson, could be more solemn and emphatic.
The Sanitary Evolution of London Henry Lorenzo Jephson

Then Mrs. Bateson inquired: “And what is it made of, deary?”
The Farringdons Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

Mrs. Bateson has killed her pig, and there will be pork-pies for tea.
The Farringdons Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

Moreover, Bateson is probably religious rather from the force of convention than of conviction.
The Farringdons Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

Bateson often says to me, ‘Kezia,’ he says, ‘call no man honest till his will’s read.’
The Farringdons Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

Bateson Bate·son (bāt’sən), William. 1861-1926.

British biologist who was one of the founders of the science of genetics. He experimentally proved Gregor Mendel’s theories on heredity and published the first English translation of Mendel’s work in 1900.


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