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).

Exact synonyms: Gregor Mendel, Mendel
Generic synonyms: Botanist, Phytologist, Plant Scientist, Monastic, Monk
Derivative terms: Mendelian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Mendel

Joffroy's reflex
Joffroy's sign
Johan August Strindberg
Johan Julius Christian Sibelius
Johan Kepler
Johann Bernoulli
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Johann Gottfried von Herder
Johann Gutenberg
Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Johann Ludwig Uhland
Johann Mendel (current term)
Johann Muller
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Strauss
Johann Winckelmann
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Johannes Eckhart
Johannes Evangelista Purkinje
Johannes Gutenberg

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 ..."

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