Wolff (vôlf), Kaspar Friedrich. 1733-1794.
German anatomist noted for his pioneering work in embryology. His chief work, Theoria Generationis (1759), refuted the theory of preformation, which held that the embryo is a fully formed miniature adult.
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|