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Weismann

[vahys-mahn] /ˈvaɪsˌmɑn/
noun
1.
August
[ou-goo st] /ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA),
1834–1914, German biologist.
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Weismann in Medicine

Weismann Weis·mann (vīs'män'), August Friedrich Leopold. 1834-1914.

German biologist who asserted that hereditary characteristics are transmitted by a germinal plasm.

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