GERM LINE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 The line of cells giving rise to the reproductive cells and is continued in successive generations of organisms. Germ-like mutations are passed to offspring and can create a disposition to disease. GERM LINE: "Germ line is made up of cells." Related Psychology Terms MUTATION GERM PLASM EVOLUTIONARY THEORY LEGEND GASTRULA ANTICIPATION R-STRATEGY PARENT-OFFSPRING CONFLICT GAMETE FILIAL GENERATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GERM LINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/germ-line/ (accessed December 14, 2019).