[men-dee-lee-uh n, -deel-yuh n]
- of or relating to Gregor Mendel or to his laws of heredity.
- a follower of Gregor Mendel; a person who accepts Mendelism.
Origin of Mendelian
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It will not be denied; not even the Mendelian law holds it wholly safe.Criminal Types
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In certain other cases it is clearly known to follow the Mendelian formula.
It is known from other data that this defect follows simple Mendelian laws.
Above all, the Eugenist needs to know more of Mendelian heredity in man.
In most cases in this history, however, the defect behaves like a Mendelian dominant.
- of or relating to Mendel's laws
- Relating to or described by Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics.