The rule, as we now know, is that one germ-cell contains any given unit, while another does not.
The line of descent or inheritance, therefore, is from germ-cell to germ-cell, and not from parents.
The seed-germ, and the germ-cell, out of which organic life comes, is lower than the organizations which are developed out of it.
The problems of the germ-cell, and its heredity, therefore, are very similar in both cases.
That is, there was no evidence of a trait or character having been acquired by the body and handed on to the germ-cell.
What the exact relation of color production is to the parts of the germ-cell we do not know.
Germinal (sprig), due to something present in the germ-cell.
For the brain of a child is not descended from the brain of his parent, but from a germ-cell carried by that parent.
Given favorable circumstances, the germ-cell should be expected to be equally immortal.
It is the first germ-cell of death, which germ-cell threw out the great nuclei of the sun and the moon.
germ cell n.
An ovum or a sperm cell or one of their developmental precursors. Also called sex cell.
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