germinal area

n.

The place in the blastoderm where embryonic development is initiated.

Nearby words

  1. germfree,
  2. germicide,
  3. germinability,
  4. germinable,
  5. germinal,
  6. germinal cell,
  7. germinal center of flemming,
  8. germinal disk,
  9. germinal epithelium,
  10. germinal localization


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