germinal pole n.
See animal pole.
[jur-muh-nl; French zher-mee-nal] /ˈdʒɜr mə nl; French ʒɛr miˈnal/ noun 1. (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the seventh month of the year, extending from March 21 to April 19. 2. (italics) a novel (1884) by Émile Zola. /ˈdʒɜːmɪnəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or like germs or a germ cell 2. of, or in the […]
noun, Embryology. 1. the large, vesicular nucleus of an ovum before the polar bodies are formed. noun 1. (biology) the large nucleus of an oocyte before it develops into an ovum
[jur-muh-nuh nt] /ˈdʒɜr mə nənt/ adjective 1. beginning to grow or develop; . /ˈdʒɜːmɪnənt/ adjective 1. in the process of germinating; sprouting
[jur-muh-neyt] /ˈdʒɜr məˌneɪt/ verb (used without object), germinated, germinating. 1. to begin to grow or develop. 2. Botany. 3. to come into existence; begin. verb (used with object), germinated, germinating. 4. to cause to develop; produce. 5. to cause to come into existence; create. /ˈdʒɜːmɪˌneɪt/ verb 1. to cause (seeds or spores) to sprout or […]