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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Beadle, George Wells 1903-1989. American biologist. He shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for discovering how genes transmit hereditary characteristics.

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  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Chauncey Delos Beadle (1866-1950).

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