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Medical Term:

mendelian inheritance

Pronunciation: men-dē′lē-ăn in-her′i-tans

Definition: inheritance in which stable and undecomposable characters controlled entirely or overwhelmingly by a single genetic locus are transmitted over many generations.

See: Mendel first law, law of segregation, law of independent assortment

Synonym(s): alternative inheritance1

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