Definition of Idioplasms
1. idioplasm [n] - See also: idioplasm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idioplasms
Literary usage of Idioplasms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Germ-plasm: A Theory of Heredity by August Weismann (1893)
"It seems only possible to explain this circumstance by supposing that the connection of the two idioplasms was easily severed, and that differential nuclear ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"The occasional mingling of two idioplasms is necessary for the integrity of the cell's life and this is fertilization in the narrower sense ..."
3. Essays Upon Heredity and Kindred Biological Problems by August Weismann (1891)
"... which is itself composed of ancestral idioplasms. We do not yet know enough to be able to prove in detail the manner in which new characters may arise ..."
4. A Mechanico-physiological Theory of Organic Evolution by Karl Wilhelm Nägeli (1898)
"In sexual (digenic) reproduction the formation of the germ cell is brought about by the union in equal parts of both parental idioplasms. ..."
5. A Text Book of Physiology by John Gray McKendrick (1888)
"The stimulus would still be greater if the two idioplasms were more different than is likely to be the case if obtained from the cells of the same ..."
6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1891)
"But the author further shows that the fundamental thing which caused the development of sex is the union of idioplasms of diverse experience, but of similar ..."
7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"... mixing of the parental idioplasms in the more or less complete union of chromatic material, which is generally recognized as characteristic of synapsis. ..."