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The hereditary principles of single gene traits derived from laws set forth by Gregor Mendel.
The theoretical principles of heredity formulated by Gregor Mendel; Mendel's laws.
mendelismAn 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.