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Mendel's first law

noun, Genetics.

law of segregation

noun, Genetics.
the principle, originated by Gregor Mendel, stating that during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor segregate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent.
Also called Mendel's first law, Mendel's law.
Origin of law of segregation
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Mendel's first law in Medicine

law of segregation n.
See Mendel's law.

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Mendel's first law in Science
law of segregation  
See under Mendel's law.
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