wheat germ

noun
the embryo or nucleus of the wheat kernel, used in or on foods as a concentrated source of vitamins.

Origin:
1900–05

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wheat germ
 
n
the vitamin-rich embryo of the wheat kernel, which is largely removed before milling and is used in cereals, as a food supplement, etc

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Example sentences
These sinfully rich bars pack the benefits of whole-wheat flour, wheat germ,
  and rolled oats.
Wheat germ and barley extracts often serve as natural moisture barriers.
Freezing is especially recommended for whole wheat flour, which contains more
  wheat germ than regular white flour.
No regimen of brown rice and broccoli for him, no wheat germ and bran.
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