Definition of Gregor Mendel

1. Noun. Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884).

Exact synonyms: Johann Mendel, Mendel
Generic synonyms: Botanist, Phytologist, Plant Scientist, Monastic, Monk
Derivative terms: Mendelian



Medical Definition of Gregor Mendel

1. An Austrian monk and botanist. His breeding experiments on garden peas and subsequent formulation of the laws of heredity formed the basis for the field of genetics. Lived: 1822-1884. (13 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Gregor Mendel

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1. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"Gregor Mendel, ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF HEREDITY Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-84), the son of well-to-do peasants in Silesia, ..."

2. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"... Gregor Mendel Our understanding of the working of inheritance in hybridization we owe largely to the unpretentious studies of an Austrian monk, ..."

3. Social Adaptation: A Study in the Development of the Doctrine of Adaptation by Lucius Moody Bristol (1915)
"I JOHANN Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) Independent Unit Characters Although Mendel's great work antedated both that of Weis- mann and De Vries, it was entirely ..."

4. Genetics: An Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1913)
"JOHANN Gregor Mendel Our understanding of the working of inheritance in hybridization we owe largely to the unpretentious studies of an Austrian monk, ..."

5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"To Gregor Mendel, monk and abbott, belongs the credit of founding the modern science of heredity. Through him there was brought into these problems an ..."

6. Botany for Agricultural Students by John Nathan Martin (1919)
"Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) (Fig. 474), was an Austrian monk and abbott in the monastery ... Gregor Mendel, whose theory of inheritance is the most important ..."

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