Mendelian genetics

(redirected from mendelian laws)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.

Mendelian genetics

[men′dēl·yən jə′ned·iks]
(genetics)
Scientific study of the role of the nuclear genome in heredity, as opposed to cytoplasmic inheritance.
References in periodicals archive ?
Non Mendelian Laws: Mendelian laws are relatively straightforward and many diseases follow these patterns.
Mendel thus worked out the Mendelian laws of inheritance, as they were later to be called, and founded the science of genetics (from a Greek word meaning "to give birth to").
You might say, 'Wow, that really doesn't fit with Mendelian laws,'" Solter adds.