the theories of heredity advanced by Gregor Mendel.
- Also Men·de·li·an·ism [men-dee-lee-uh-niz-uhm, ‐deel-yuh‐]. /mɛnˈdi li əˌnɪz əm, ‐ˈdil yə‐/.
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How to use Mendelism in a sentence
That being said, none of these three became a pioneer of Mendelism as we know it today.How we got from Gregor Mendel’s pea plants to modern genetics | Elizabeth Quill | February 7, 2022 | Science News
It is not here claimed that Mendelism is a universal principle, that all characteristics are transmitted in this way.The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle
The lay reader need not perplex himself with the problems and phenomena of Mendelism.Feminism and Sex-Extinction | Arabella Kenealy
Mendelism certainly offers no suggestion of any such controlling force.Mendelism | Reginald Crundall Punnett
Whether Mendelism will assist the breeder in the production of these finer points is at present doubtful.Mendelism | Reginald Crundall Punnett
The course of the inheritance here illustrates the simplest form of Mendelism.The Social Direction of Evolution | William E. Kellicott
British Dictionary definitions for Mendelism
the science of heredity based on Mendel's laws with some modifications in the light of more recent knowledge
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