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germ British & World English

A microorganism, especially one which causes disease

germ English Thesaurus

the powerful cleansing action kills germs as well

germ cell British & World English

A cell containing half the number of chromosomes of a somatic cell and able to unite with one from the opposite sex to form a new individual; a gamete

germ-free British & World English

Containing no germs; sterile or clean

germ line British & World English

A series of germ cells each descended or developed from earlier cells in the series, regarded as continuing through successive generations of an organism

germ-laden British & World English

Filled with or carrying many germs

germ layer British & World English

Each of the three layers of cells (ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm) that are formed in the early embryo

germ plasm British & World English

Germ cells collectively

germ warfare British & World English

The use of disease-spreading microorganisms as a military weapon

wheatgerm British & World English

A nutritious foodstuff of a dry floury consistency consisting of the extracted embryos of grains of wheat