Definition of Mendelize in English:

Mendelize

(also Mendelise)

Pronunciation /ˈmɛndəlʌɪz/ /ˈmɛnd(ə)lʌɪz/

verb

  • To behave or be inherited in accordance with Mendelian principles.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Liberty Bailey (1858–1954), horticulturist and botanist. From the name of Gregor (Johann) Mendel + -ize.