wheat germ


wheat germ

noun

: the center part of a grain of wheat which is eaten often as a source of vitamins and protein

Full Definition of WHEAT GERM

:  the embryo of the wheat kernel separated in milling and used especially as a source of vitamins and protein

First Known Use of WHEAT GERM

1881

wheat germ

noun \ˈhwēt-, ˈwēt-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WHEAT GERM

: the embryo of the wheat kernel separated in milling and used especially as a source of vitamins and protein

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