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Mendelism

[men-dl-iz-uh m] /ˈmɛn dlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
the theories of heredity advanced by Gregor Mendel.
Also, Mendelianism
[men-dee-lee-uh-niz-uh m, ‐deel-yuh‐] /mɛnˈdi li əˌnɪz əm, ‐ˈdil yə‐/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; Mendel + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Mendelism

Mendelism

/ˈmɛndəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
the science of heredity based on Mendel's laws with some modifications in the light of more recent knowledge
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Word Origin and History for Mendelism
n.

1903, in reference to the work of Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), Austrian biologist who enunciated the laws of heredity. Related: Mendelian.

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Mendelism in Medicine

Mendelism Men·del·ism (měn'dl-ĭz'əm) or Men·de·li·an·ism (měn-dē'lē-ə-nĭz'əm, -dēl'yə-)
n.
The theoretical principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel; Mendel's laws.

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