Definition of neo–Lamarckism
: a modern theory of evolution based on Lamarckism and retaining the fundamental concept that acquired characters are inherited: such as a : the theory that evolution results from the action of natural selection upon acquired characters b : the theory that evolutionary change is the direct product of the interaction of organism and environment — compare neo-darwinism
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Origin and Etymology of neo–lamarckism
ne- + lamarckism
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