blending inheritance
noun Date: 1922 the expression in offspring of phenotypic characters (as pink flower color from red and white parents) intermediate between those of the parents; also inheritance in a now discarded theory in which the genetic material of offspring was held to be a uniform blend of that of the parents

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  • blending inheritance — n. the blending of characteristics of the parents in the offspring, as in a pink flower that results from the mating of a red flower with a white one …   English World dictionary

  • blending inheritance — blending inheritance. См. слитное наследование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Blending inheritance — In Darwin s time, biologists held to the theory of blending inheritance an offspring was an average of its parents. If an individual had one short parent and one tall parent, it would be of medium height. And, the offspring would pass on genes… …   Wikipedia

  • Blending Inheritance — Als blending inheritance wurde in der frühen Evolutionsbiologie eine bestimmte Annahme über den Ablauf der Vererbung bezeichnet, für die es keine allgemeingültige deutsche Entsprechung gibt. Dieser Annahme stand die Hypothese der particulate… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blending inheritance — Als blending inheritance wurde in der frühen Evolutionsbiologie eine bestimmte Annahme über den Ablauf der Vererbung bezeichnet, für die es keine allgemeingültige deutsche Entsprechung gibt. Dieser Annahme stand die Hypothese der particulate… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blending inheritance — noun : inheritance by the progeny of characters intermediate between those of the parents that is now usually explained on a mendelian basis by use of the multiple factor hypothesis compare blood 2, multiple factors, particulate inheritance,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blending inheritance — blend·ing inheritance blend iŋ n the expression in offspring of phenotypic characters (as pink flower color from red and white parental plants) intermediate between those of the parents also inheritance in a now discarded theory in which the… …   Medical dictionary

  • blending inheritance — Genetics. inheritance in which contrasting parental characters appear as a blend in the offspring. Cf. particulate inheritance. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • blending inheritance — blend′ing inher′itance n. gen inheritance in which contrasting parental characters appear as a blend in the offspring • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Inheritance — Not something that is contained in a will, but rather a gene, chromosome or genome that is transmitted from parent to child. The pattern of inheritance is the manner in which a gene is transmitted. For example, the pattern of inheritance may be… …   Medical dictionary

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