Definitions of germ
The word "germ" uses 4 letters: egmr.
n. - That which is to develop a new individual; as, the germ of a fetus, of a plant or flower, and the like; the earliest form under which an organism appears. 2
n. - That from which anything springs; origin; first principle; as, the germ of civil liberty. 2
v. i. - To germinate. 2
n. - The germ cells, collectively, as distinguished from the somatic cells, or soma. Germ is often used in place of germinal to form phrases; as, germ area, germ disc, germ membrane, germ nucleus, germ sac, etc. 2
Words formed by adding one letter before or after germ (in bold), or to egmr in any order: