Term for any one of many recurrent proposals (and subsequent falsifications) of any hypothesis which suggests that some character or process acquired during an individual’s lifetime is transmitted directly to its offspring.
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Lysenkoism (... of neo-Lamarckism. See neo-Lamarckian inheritance and Baldwin effect.)
Osborn, Henry Fairfield (US paleontologist (Sc.D., Princeton, 1881); studied briefly with T. H. Huxley in England. Osborn ...)
sexual inheritance (... inheritance. Cf. criss-cross inheritance, genomic imprinting, and pseudoautosomal inheritance.)
patterns of inheritance (... pattern of inheritance, and Y-linked pattern of inheritance. Cf. polygenic inheritance.)