Origin of gemmule
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We can easily conceive a being so small, that a gemmule would be to it as large as St. Paul's would be to us.
The terminal growing bud of the axis is called the plumule or gemmule (g), and represents the ascending axis.
Any part of a gemmule would be an impossible (because a less than possible) quantity.
As a theory the gemmule plot is just as good and just as bad scientifically as Weismann's.
Darwin's Gemmule Theory is the same guessing; and Weismann rejects it because he did not think of it first.