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William,1861–1926, English biologist and geneticist. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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