- Au·gust [ou-goo st] /ˈaʊ gʊst/, 1834–1914, German biologist.
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I am, however, glad to find that Prof. Weismann has some faith in this principle.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
In the notes to my edition of Weismann I have endeavoured to do Darwin full justice.More Letters of Charles Darwin
This has been markedly true of Weismann and his theory of heredity.Facts And Fictions Of Life
Helen H. Gardener
Therefore, says Weismann, acquired characters cannot be inherited.The Making of Species
What Weismann has described is not a machine, just because it is a living organism.Parallel Paths
Thomas William Rolleston
Weismann(vīs′män′)August Friedrich Leopold 1834-1914
- German biologist who asserted that hereditary characteristics are transmitted by a germinal plasm.