Germinal

Definition of Germinal

Ger`mi`nal´
a.1.Pertaining or belonging to a germ; as, the germinal vesicle.
2.(Biol.) Of or pertaining to the germ, or germ cells, as distinguished from the somatic cells.
Germinal layers
(Biol.) the two layers of cells, the ectoblast and entoblast, which form respectively the outer covering and inner wall of the gastrula. A third layer of cells, the mesoblast, which is formed later and lies between these two, is sometimes included.
Germinal membrane
(Biol.) Same as Blastoderm.
Germinal spot
(Biol.) the nucleolus of the ovum.
Germinal vesicle
(Biol.) , the nucleus of the ovum of animals.
n.1.The seventh month of the French republican calendar [1792 - 1806]. It began March 21 and ended April 19. See VendÉmiaire.

Related Words

aboriginal, atomic, basal, basic, central, conceptive, conceptual, corpuscular, creative, crucial, elemental, elementary, embryonic, esemplastic, evanescent, fattening, fecund, fecundative, fertile, fertilizing, fetal, fructificative, fundamental, generative, genetic, germinant, germinational, germinative, germiparous, granular, ideational, ideative, imaginative, impalpable, imperceptible, imponderable, in embryo, in ovo, in the bud, inappreciable, indiscernible, infinitesimal, ingenious, inspired, intangible, inventive, invisible, larval, life-giving, microcosmic, microscopic, molecular, multiparous, notional, original, originative, pregnant, primal, primary, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine, procreant, procreative, productive, prolific, propagative, protogenic, radical, reproductive, richening, rudimentary, seminal, shaping, spermatic, spermatozoic, subatomic, teeming, tenuous, thin, ultramicroscopic, unseeable, visioned
Word:

Browse

German prune
German sarsaparilla
German sausage
German silver
German steel
German tinder
German wheat
German-speaking
Germander
Germander chickweed
Germane
Germanic
Germanism
Germanium
Germanization
Germanize
Germarium
Germen
germicidal
germicide
-Germinal-
Germinal layers
Germinal membrane
Germinal spot
Germinal vesicle
Germinant
Germinate
Germination
Germination apparatus
Germinative
Germinative spot
Germiparity
Germless
Germogen
Germule
Gern
Gerner
Gerocomia
Gerocomical
Gerocomy
Gerontes
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home