HyperDic: germ_cell

English > 1 sense of the expression germ cell:
NOUNbodygerm cell, reproductive cell, sex cella spermatozoon or an ovum
English > germ cell: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA spermatozoon or an ovum; a cell responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation.
Synonymsreproductive cell, sex cell
Part ofreproductive system, genital systemorgans and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
NarrowergameteA mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
Broadercell(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
Spanishcélula germen, célula germinal, célula reproductiva, célula sexual
Catalancèl·lula reproductora

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