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Noun
A large group of microorganisms, many of which cause disease
“Over 40 different strains of the Legionella germ have now been discovered.”
Noun
The process of infecting or the state of being infected
Noun
Plural for an initial stage from which something may develop
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“In his latest show, for example, he has developed the simple germ of an idea into a half-hour routine on his annoyance at having people to stay.”
Noun
Plural for the embryo in a cereal grain or other plant seed
“After the husk is removed, the rice is milled to remove the bran and the germ or embryo.”
Noun
Plural for an explanation for an occurrence
Noun
Plural for pathogen
Noun
Plural for a toxic or poisonous substance produced by the biological processes of biological organisms
Noun
Plural for the central or most important part of something
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Noun
Plural for a single seed or grain, especially of corn or wheat
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Plural for smallest living organism
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Plural for a compact growth on a plant that develops into a leaf, flower, or shoot
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