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law of segregation

noun, Genetics.
1.
the principle, originated by Gregor Mendel, stating that during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor segregate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent.
Also called Mendel's first law, Mendel's law.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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law of segregation in Medicine

law of segregation n.
See Mendel's law.

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law of segregation in Science
law of segregation  
See under Mendel's law.
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