parallel induction

noun

Definition of parallel induction

: a hypothetical simultaneous modification of germplasm and somatoplasm that is due to environmental factors and produces basically similar effects in germ and body cells so that offspring of a modified individual appear to inherit acquired somatic characters

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“Parallel induction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parallel%20induction. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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