germ

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potent form of vitamin E obtained from germ oils or by synthesis alpha-tocopheral
germ stimulating production of an antibody antigen
germ-free axenic , sterile
theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted by germ plasm blastogenesis
family of fleshy fungi having the germ pores easily separating from the cup and often from each other Boletaceae , family Boletaceae
outer germ layer that develops into skin and nervous tissue ectoblast , ectoderm , exoderm
inner germ layer that develops into the lining of the digestive and respiratory systems endoblast , endoderm , entoblast , entoderm , hypoblast
protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes germ plasm , plasm
pore in the outer wall of a spore or pollen grain through which the germ tube or pollen tube makes its exit on germination germ pore
germ killer germicide
hulled corn with the bran and germ removed hominy
middle germ layer that develops into muscle and bone and cartilage and blood and connective tissue mesoblast , mesoderm
small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization ovule
germ cell ovule , spore
female germ ovum
germ, disease-causing pathogen
theory (popular in the 18th century and now discredited) that an individual develops by simple enlargement of a tiny fully formed organism (a homunculus) that exists in the germ cell preformation , theory of preformation
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