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Mendel, Gregor Johann

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛnd(ə)l/
(1822–84), Moravian monk, the father of genetics. From systematically breeding peas he demonstrated the transmission of characteristics in a predictable way by factors (genes) which remain intact and independent between generations and do not blend, though they may mask one another’s effects.
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