GERM CELL

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GERM CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/germ-cell/ (accessed February 19, 2020).
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