Definition of Weismann, August in English:

Weismann, August

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Weismann, August

/ˈvīsmən/