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ger·mi·nal

(jer'mi-năl),
Relating to a germ or, in botany, to germination.

germinal

/ger·mi·nal/ (jer´mĭ-nal) pertaining to or of the nature of a gamete (germ cell) or the primordial stage of development.

germinal

(jûr′mə-nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the nature of a germ cell.

ger′mi·nal·ly adv.

germinal

[jur′minəl]
Etymology: L, germen, sprout
pertaining to or characteristic of a germ cell or to the early stages of development.

ger·mi·nal

(jĕr'mi-năl)
Relating to a germ or, in botany, to germination.

germinal

pertaining to or of the nature of a germ cell or the primitive stage of development.

germinal crescent
the region of development of primary germ cells in the avian embryo.
germinal inclusion cyst
see ovarian serous inclusion cyst.
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The pretreatment protocol permits rapid detection and quantification of TH agonist action in germinally transgenic tadpoles.
Applying the pretreatment protocol to germinally transgenic tadpoles allows rapid assessment of thyroid-potentiating effects of acetochlor.
Using germinally transgenic tadpoles, we have shown that acetochlor amplifies the transcriptional response of the TH/bZIP promoter-driven eGFP reporter gene in the head region of pretreated tadpoles.