blending inheritance


noun Genetics.

inheritance in which contrasting parental characters appear as a blend in the offspring.

Nearby words

  1. blende,
  2. blended family,
  3. blended learning,
  4. blended whiskey,
  5. blender,
  6. blenheim,
  7. blenheim palace,
  8. blenheim spaniel,
  9. blennioid,
  10. blenno-


Origin of blending inheritance

First recorded in 1920–25

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