GERM LINE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GERM LINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/germ-line/ (accessed December 14, 2019).
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