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[L. germen, sprout, fetus]

1. A colloquial term for a microorganism, esp. a pathogen.
SEE: microbe; SEE: microorganism
2. The first rudiment of a developing organ or part.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Germ." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747104/all/germ.
Germ. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747104/all/germ. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Germ. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747104/all/germ
Germ [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747104/all/germ.
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