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germs, plural;
  1. A microorganism, esp. one that causes disease

  2. A portion of an organism capable of developing into a new one or part of one

  3. The embryo in a cereal grain or other plant seed

  4. An initial stage from which something may develop
    • - the germ of a brilliant idea

  1. source: anything that provides inspiration for later work
  2. a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism
  3. microbe: a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
  4. In mathematics, the notion of a germ of an object in/on a topological space captures the local properties of the object. In particular, the objects in question are mostly functions (or maps) and subsets. ...
  5. Jeremy Sacher (born February 28, 1982 in New York City) is an American DJ and electronic music producer also known as "The Germ".
  6. The Germ was a periodical established by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood to disseminate their ideas. It was not a success, only existing for four issues between January and April 1850.
  7. (GERMS) The Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service, or GERMS as it is also known, is a student-run, all-volunteer ambulance service, serving Georgetown University and the local community in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. ...
  8. (Germs (Batman)) Roland Daggett is a fictional character and an adversary of Batman. He made his debut in ' as a corrupt and powerful businessman, voiced by Golden Globe-winner Edward Asner. ...
  9. (Germs (Invader Zim)) Invader Zim, branded as "Invader ZIM," is an American animated television series that was produced by, and subsequently aired on Nickelodeon. ...
  10. The small mass of cells from which a new organism develops; a seed, bud or spore; A pathogenic microorganism; An idea that forms the basis of some project; to germinate; to grow, as if parasitic
  11. (GERMS) Repressed fears; harmful thoughts or attitudes / Absorbing bad influences; surrounding yourself with people or things that do not contribute to your well-being
  12. (Germs) Any microbes, including viruses or bacteria.
  13. (Germs) Very small organisms that can grow in the body and cause some infectious diseases; bacteria.
  14. (germs) very small living things in the water that can make people sick.
  15. Germs are tiny living organisms that get inside your body. They are so small that you can't even see them. Germs can make you feel sick in different ways and can cause an infection like a sore throat, earache or cold. ...
  16. The term used by millers to denote the embryo of cereals.
  17. A disease producing microorganism, microbe, or pathogenic bacterium. The term includes bacteria, rickettsiae, viruses, and fungi. (See also decontamination.) See FMs 3-4 and 3-9.
  18. Searchable WordNet and Roget's Thesaurus with meaning trees.
  19. (noun) – tiny living things, such as bacteria, that grow very fast, duplicating themselves over and over until there are millions or billions of cells, and if harmful, can cause infections
  20. The embryo of a seed; pathogenic or harmful microorganism.
  21. Germ is an informal term that refers to a tiny organism that causes a disease or other problems, such as a bacterium, virus, and others.
  22. layer -- A germ layer is a collection of cells, formed during animal embryogenesis.
  23. The plant embryo portion of a grain kernel.
  24. Germ is a simple name for small microorganisms including bacteria, viruses and fungi. These microscopic organisms are found throughout the restroom environment. See Resident Germs. See Transient Germs.
  25. the portion of a grain which contains B vitamins, protein, minerals, and healthy fats.