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Mendelism

[ men-dl-iz-uhm ]
/ ˈmɛn dlˌɪz əm /
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noun
the theories of heredity advanced by Gregor Mendel.
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Also Men·de·li·an·ism [men-dee-lee-uh-niz-uhm, ‐deel-yuh‐]. /mɛnˈdi li əˌnɪz əm, ‐ˈdil yə‐/.

Origin of Mendelism

First recorded in 1900–05; Mendel + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Mendelism

Mendelism

Mendelianism (mɛnˈdiːlɪəˌnɪzəm)

/ (ˈmɛndəˌlɪzəm) /

noun
the science of heredity based on Mendel's laws with some modifications in the light of more recent knowledge
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Medical definitions for Mendelism

Mendelism
[ mĕndl-ĭz′əm ]

n.
The theoretical principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel; Mendel's laws.
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