Theory of embryology - germ plasm theory, Biology


  1. It was proposed by Weismann.
  2. According to it, two types of cells are formed during embryonic development viz - Germ cell & Somatic cell. The germ cells have genetic units called ids or determinates.
  3. On this basis he is called as 'architecture of germ plasm".
  4. Germ cells inherrited one generation to next generation & somatic cells are destroyed till the organism death.
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