Mendelian

[men-dee-lee-uh n, -deel-yuh n]
noun
  1. a follower of Gregor Mendel; a person who accepts Mendelism.

Origin of Mendelian

First recorded in 1900–05; Mendel + -ian
Related formsnon-Men·de·li·an, adjectivepost-Men·de·li·an, adjectivepre-Men·de·li·an, adjective
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Mendelian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Mendel's laws
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mendelian in Medicine

Mendelian

adj.
  1. Relating to or described by Gregor Mendel or his theories of genetics.
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