weismann
1. [ noun ] (biology,genetics) German biologist who was one of the founders of modern genetics; his theory of genetic transmission ruled out the possibility of transmitting acquired characteristics (1834-1914)
Synonyms: august_friedrich_leopold_weismann
Related terms: geneticist
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