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Synonyms of germ in English:


  • 1 the powerful cleansing action kills germs as well
    informal bug
  • 2 a fertilized germ
    embryo, bud, nucleus, seed, spore, egg, ovum
    technical ovule
  • 3 he had the germ of a brilliant idea
    core, nucleus, heart, kernel, nub, essence;
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    germicide substance that destroys germs
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