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Bateson

[beyt-suh n]
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noun
  1. William,1861–1926, English biologist and geneticist.
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  • He let young Bateson alone, and kept to himself his feud with the master.

    The Master of the Shell

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • “I never did it before,” whimpered Bateson—it was hardly necessary to say that.

    The Master of the Shell

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • Bateson covered the ground in nineteen seconds and Jukes in twenty-one.

    The Master of the Shell

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • Poor young Bateson had a sorry time of it for the next week.

    The Master of the Shell

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • Nothing, said Dr. Bateson, could be more solemn and emphatic.


bateson in Medicine

Bateson

(bātsən)
  1. 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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