germ cell

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NAME:

  germ cell


DEFINITON:

  1. A gamete (as an egg or sperm cell) or one of its antecedent cells. 2. A mature male or female germ cell usually possessing a haploid chromosome set and capable of initiating formation of a new diploid individual by fusion with a gamete of the opposite sex.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  BTO:0000535


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0000227


ABOUT THIS TERM:

germ cell

  ↳is a cell

  ↳part of reproductive system


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