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Weismann, August

Pronunciation: /ˈvīsmən/
(1834–1914), German biologist, one of the founders of modern genetics; full name August Friedrich Leopold Weismann. He expounded the theory of germ plasm and suggested that variability in individuals comes from the recombination of chromosomes during reproduction.

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Syllabification: Weis·mann, August

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