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

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Mendelian inheritance

noun

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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