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germ

 [jerm]
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.

wheat germ

the embryo of wheat; contains thiamin, riboflavin, and other vitamins.

wheat germ

The 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.

germ

1. old-fashioned and lay term for a pathogenic microorganism.
2. living substance capable of developing into an organ, part or organism as a whole; a primordium. Commonly used to refer to the embryos of wheat grains which are removed during milling and sold separately as wheat germ.

germ cell
direct descendants of the primordial cells which originate from the yolk sac endoderm and migrate to the gonadal ridges of the embryo, where they give rise to either ova or spermatozoa. Called also gonocytes, sex cells.
germ cell tumor
a rare tumor in dogs, similar to more common lesions in humans. Similar to pituitary adenomas in distribution and cellular characteristics.
germ line
the genetic material as it is transferred via the gametes, before being modified by somatic recombination or mutation.
germ line cells
gametes.
germ line transmission
a mode of transmission, particularly of retroviruses, whereby the genome of the virus is integrated into the chromosomal DNA and transmitted via gametes to offspring.
germ plasma evaluation program
a planned investigative, large scale breeding program aimed at accumulating comparative information on the relative performance of various breeds and crossbreeds of agricultural animals.
germ theory
1. all organisms are developed from a cell.
2. infectious diseases are of microbial origin.
germ tube
a tube-like structure that develops during the growth of some fungi and becomes a hypha; a feature of the yeast, Candida albicans.
wheat germ
see wheat germ.

wheat

a plant used principally for its grain as human food and livestock feed. Wheat by-products of bran pollard, middlings, shorts are a major source of protein supplements for ruminants. Used also to a limited extent as a fodder by grazing the green crop or as green chop. Called also Triticum vulgare.

wheat engorgement
wheat enteropathy
see wheat-sensitive enteropathy.
wheat germ
the embryo of wheat salvaged during the milling process. A rich source of tocopherol, thiamin, riboflavin and other vitamins.
wheat pasture poisoning
a form of hypocalcemic and hypomagnesemic tetany which occurs in cattle and sheep grazed on a green cereal crop. This may be done in a time of feed shortage or as a measure to control excessive growth of the crop. It can also occur when animals are grazed on a cereal crop which has been used as a cover crop to help establish a pasture. See also lactation tetany.
wheat pollard itch
dermatitis caused by the acarid mite suidasia nesbitti.
wheat smut
wheat weevil disease
an immediate immune complex-mediated hypersensitivity pneumonitis of humans caused by inhalation of flour infested with Sitophilus granarius.
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Using a new testing approach that they developed for fungi, the researchers found that white button mushrooms, the most commonly consumed kind in the United States, have about 12 times more of the antioxidant than wheat germ and four times more than chicken liver, the previous top-rated ergothioneine sources based on available data.
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