Examples of germ in a Sentence
the germ that causes tuberculosis
the germ of an idea
the germ layers of an embryo
Recent Examples of germ from the Web
Like magic, the grooves and squishy bumps work out dirt and germs without bending or breaking bristles.
To test out the theory, the researchers had germ-free mice take in saliva from two patients with Crohn’s disease.
What was the original germ of an idea that began this story?
Our skin and immune systems normally stand between us and our pets’ germs—but those systems can be breached.
Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement—discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint.
Swapping eye germs can lead to a nasty eye infection.
Chickens and other fowl can carry Salmonella in their guts with no symptoms and silently shed the germs in feces.
Simply put: the nooks and crannies comprising textured shells can be ripe for germ colonization.
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