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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Those cells of an individual that have genetic material that could be passed to offspring

Usage examples (32)
  • And it never gets passed to offspring unless it's incorporated in germline cells.
  • In higher plants, each fertile flower has the equivalent of a "germline" in it.
  • "germline" stem cells - cells that can pass their genetic material to future generations.
  • Edit germline wrote: Here is where all the real action is. for more
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