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modern synthesis

noun, Biology
1.
a consolidation of the results of various lines of investigation from the 1920s through the 1950s that supported and reconciled the Darwinian theory of evolution and the Mendelian laws of inheritance in terms of natural selection acting on genetic variation.
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  • Anyhow, the term quantum ether might be used to indicate a thinkable modern synthesis of both concepts.

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