mendelism

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Related to Mendelianism: Gregor Mendel, Gregor Johann Mendel

men·del·ism

(men'del-izm),
The hereditary principles of single gene traits derived from laws set forth by Gregor Mendel.

Mendelism

(mĕn′dl-ĭz′əm) also

Mendelianism

(mĕn-dē′lē-ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The theoretical principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel; Mendel's laws.

mendelism

[men′dəliz′əm]
Etymology: Gregor J. Mendel, Austrian geneticist, 1822-1884
the concept of inheritance derived from the application of Mendel's laws. Also called mendelianism. mendelian, adj.

mendelism

An obsolete term for:
(1) Mendelian genetics; 
(2) Mendelian inheritance;
(3) Mendelian law;
(4) Mendelian principles;
(5) Mendelian theory.
 
The differences among terms related to the work of Gregor Mendel (regarded as the father of genetics) reflect context and semantics.