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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); A small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism; Anything that provides inspiration for later work.

Usage examples (26)
  • These imperfections will harbor germs leading to a very unhygienic work surface.
  • Because it contains in germ everything to come in de
  • The word germ is defined as 'a microbe that causes disease '.
  • It may be lower in germ line cells, but it is definitely not zero, nor anywhere near zero. for more
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