He merely receives in his turn the material inheritance in the germ-plasm which was there a generation before him.
The theory of germ-plasm gives no causal explanation whatever of them.
On account of this weakness of the inhibitor in the germ-plasm of No. 117 that inhibitor is rarely fully activated.
It is always likely that she will fail to reform him; it is certain that she can not reform his germ-plasm.
The explanation is, the germ-plasm was not in any way affected by the bodily mutilation.
Then it must be due to a determiner for a notch in the ear in the germ-plasm.
The general argument against the hypothesis rests on a realisation of the continuity of the germ-plasm.
Do you still believe in the infallibility of the germ-plasm?
Demme's plausible investigation is also widely quoted to support the belief that alcohol poisons the germ-plasm.
But this theory of "continuity of the germ-plasm" pushes the question of heredity to the door of Reincarnation.
germ plasm n.
The cytoplasm of a germ cell, especially that part containing the chromosomes.
Germ cells as distinguished from other body cells.
Hereditary material; genes.