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Mendel, Gregor Johann

Pronunciation: /ˈmendl/
(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) that remain intact and independent between generations and do not blend, although they may mask one another’s effects.

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Syllabification: Men·del, Gregor Johann

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