GERM CELL By N., Sam M.S. - 0 then name of any of the cells in the gonads that give rise to the gametes by a process involving growth and meiosis. See oogenesis; spermatogenesis. GERM CELL: "A germ cell is a cell in the gonads." Related Psychology Terms OOGENESIS GAMETOGENESIS ADOLESCENCE (Theories) EFFECTORS CELL DIVISION NEURON (Nerve Cell) Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief GERM PLASM Diagnosis and Treatment Planning LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY (Forensic Psychology) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GERM CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/germ-cell/ (accessed June 27, 2022).