Mendelian character

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mendelian character (Biol) A character which obeys Mendel's law in regard to its hereditary transmission.
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Usage

In literature:

But the essence of Mendelian characters is their rigidity.
"Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences Vol 2 (of 2)" by James Marchant
Feeble-mindedness, for example, seems to be a Mendelian character and recessive.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
This is in line with our experience in mixing of characters along Mendelian lines.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
Altogether, it is probable that something like a hundred characters in man have been pointed out as inherited in Mendelian fashion.
"Applied Eugenics" by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
In Mendelian language the male is homozygous, so-called "pure" as regards this character.
"Woman and Womanhood" by C. W. Saleeby
Doctor Brathwayt said it was an interesting Mendelian explanation of the appearance of such a character as Jim.
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick
It was found to be a Mendelian character.
"A Critique of the Theory of Evolution" by Thomas Hunt Morgan
The Mendelian character of the heredity here can be neither asserted nor denied.
"The Social Direction of Evolution" by William E. Kellicott
This is exactly what one would expect of a Mendelian character in which several cooperating factors were involved.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
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