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germen

[jur-muh n] /ˈdʒɜr mən/
noun, plural germens, germina
[jur-muh-nuh] /ˈdʒɜr mə nə/ (Show IPA).
Archaic.
1.
a germ.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin; see germ
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British Dictionary definitions for germina

germen

/ˈdʒɜːmən/
noun (pl) -mens, -mina (-mɪnə)
1.
(biology, rare) the mass of undifferentiated cells that gives rise to the germ cells
Word Origin
C17: from Latin; see germ
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