germ cell


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germ cell

a sexual reproductive cell; gamete

germ cell

[′jərm ‚sel]
(biology)
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2) A new study in EHP provides new evidence regarding mechanisms of DBP-related effects in germ cells and suggests that a rat model may be suitable for studying effects of DBP on human germ cells.
In addition, apoptosis in germ cells starts at a dose of 5 [micro]M/kg of cadmium (17).
Primary germ cell tumors in the mediastinum: a 50-year experience at a single Japanese institution.
Management of disseminated nonseminomatous germ cell tumors with risk-based chemotherapy followed by response-guided postchemotherapy surgery.
Trends in the incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in the United States.
Varied appearances of extragonadal germ cell tumors on radiographs and CT: A Pictorial Essay.
The presence of IGCNU (or other germ cell tumor elements) excludes a dermoid cyst and an epidermoid cyst and indicates that the lesion is a usual teratoma.
2005) results in elevated apoptotic germ cell rates.
Female germ cells were much less abundant than male ones within the hermaphrodite follicles.
The complete set of stages, organized in a progressive sequence of germ cell development in a given segment of the seminiferous tubule, is named seminiferous epithelium cycle (SEC) (CLERMONT, 1972; RUSSELL et al.
Recovery studies were performed by diluting hCG-positive serum from a patient with a nongerminomatous germ cell tumor into the pooled patient CSF.
Histology of the mediastinal tumour showed no somatic malignancy and no foci of residual viable germ cell tumour.