Mendelian inheritance


Mendelian inheritance

noun

Definition of MENDELIAN INHERITANCE

:  inheritance of characters specifically transmitted by genes in accord with Mendel's laws —called also particulate inheritance

First Known Use of MENDELIAN INHERITANCE

circa 1910

Mendelian inheritance

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MENDELIAN INHERITANCE

: inheritance of characters specifically transmitted by genes in accord with Mendel's law—called also particulate inheritance; compare blending inheritance, quantitative inheritance

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