Lamarckism

noun La·marck·ism \ lə-ˈmär-ˌki-zəm \

Definition of Lamarckism

: a theory of organic evolution asserting that environmental changes cause structural changes in animals and plants that are transmitted to offspring

Lamarckian

play \lə-ˈmär-kē-ən\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of lamarckism

J.-B. de Monet de Lamarck


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Lamarckism

noun La·marck·ism \ lə-ˈmär-ˌkiz-əm \

medical Definition of Lamarckism

: a theory of organic evolution asserting that environmental changes cause structural changes in animals and plants that are transmitted to offspring

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