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1. a pathogenic microorganism.
2. living substance capable of developing into an organ, part, or organism as a whole; a primordium.
wheat germ the embryo of wheat, which contains tocopherol, thiamine, riboflavin, and other vitamins.
the embryo of wheat; contains thiamin, riboflavin, and other vitamins.
wheat germThe nucleus of a wheat kernel, which has a high content of Vitamin E, folate/folic acid, phosphorus, thiamin, zinc, magnesium, essential fatty acids and fatty alcohols (e.g., octacosanol). Long promoted as a healthy food, there is little data to support the belief that wheat germ increases vigour, stamina and athletic performance
wheat germ(wēt jĕrm)
Embryo of wheat; contains thiamin, riboflavin, and other vitamins.