Definition of Johann Mendel
1. Noun. Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884).
Generic synonyms: Botanist, Phytologist, Plant Scientist, Monastic, Monk
Derivative terms: Mendelian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Mendel
Literary usage of Johann Mendel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Next Generation: A Study in the Physiology of Inheritance by Frances Gulick Jewett (1914)
"Probably they did not know that he was searching day and night for laws of 1 Gregor Johann Mendel was born in Heinzendorf, Austria, in 1822. ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Probably the most important discoveries were those made by Hugo De Vries and by Gregor Johann Mendel, ..."
3. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"GREGOR MENDEL, ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF HEREDITY Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-84), the son of well-to-do peasants in Silesia, ..."
4. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"That which we have come to call Mendel ism was first discovered by an obscure Austrian monk, Gregor Johann Mendel, of Brunn, who was born in 1822 and died ..."
5. An Introduction to the History of Medicine: With Medical Chronology by Fielding H. Garrison (1913)
"In 1865,1 the Augustini:in monk, Gregor Johann Mendel (1822- 84), abbot of Brunn, announced the results of certain experiments on hybridization in peas in ..."