noun \¦nē(ˌ)ō+\
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Definition of neo–Lamarckism

  1. :  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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feeling or affected by lethargy

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