Line, germ
A sequence of cells, each descended from earlier cells in the lineage, which will develop into new sperm and egg cells for the next generation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Germ-X — is the brand name of a line of antibacterial and antimicrobial products marketed in the United States. Germ X products include instant hand sanitizer gels, foaming hand soap, and soft wipes. Germ X products are manufactured by Vi Jon Laboratories …   Wikipedia

  • germ-line therapy — germˈ line therapy noun A form of gene therapy that treats the reproductive cells of the body • • • Main Entry: ↑germ …   Useful english dictionary

  • germ line — germ line. См. зародышевая линия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • germ line limited chromosomes — germ line limited chromosomes. = K chromosomes (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • germ line limited chromosomes — germ line limited chromosomes. См. К хромосомы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Germ line development — The cells that give rise to the gametes are often set aside during cleavage. During development, these cells will differientate into primordial germ cells, migrate to the location of the gonad, and form the germ line of the animal. Creation of… …   Wikipedia

  • germ line — noun or germ track : the sequence of cells from zygote to functional germ cell : germ plasm * * * germ line noun (biology) The cells whose descendants give rise to the gametes • • • Main Entry: ↑germ * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Germ line — 1. The sequence of cells which develop into eggs and sperm. 2. Inherited material that comes from the eggs or sperm and is passed on to offspring. * * * germ line n the cellular lineage esp. of a sexually reproducing animal from which eggs and… …   Medical dictionary

  • germ cell — A member of a cell lineage (the germ line) leading to the production of gametes. In mammals, germ cells are found in the germinal epithelium of the ovaries and testes. Synonym: germ line cell Opposite: somatic cell …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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