Beadle George Wells
Also found in: Medical.
Bea·dle(bēd′l), George Wells 1903-1989.
American geneticist. He shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for demonstrating that each polypeptide is coded for by a specific gene.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.