Definition of Morganism in English:

Morganism

noun

Biology
historical
  • Mendelian genetics as propounded by T. H. Morgan, incorporating a theory of the gene that is now generally accepted; specifically classical genetics as practised in the Soviet Union and other communist countries in the mid 20th cent., especially as the object of polemical opposition by proponents of Lysenkoism.

Origin

1930s. From the name of Thomas Hunt Morgan + -ism, probably after Russian morganizm.

Pronunciation

Morganism

/ˈmɔːɡ(ə)nɪz(ə)m//ˈmɔːɡənɪz(ə)m/