GERM PLASM

1. Cytoplasm in the egg cell giving rise to germ cell during development. 2. Hereditary material passing unchanged from one generation to the next. Now called DNA.

GERM PLASM: "Germ plasm was described by August Weismann."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GERM PLASM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/germ-plasm/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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