Middle English budfrom Old French germefrom Latin germengenə- in Indo-European roots
But this small village, germ of something more, why did it fail while Concord keeps its ground?
Here we have the germ of orders in the technical sense.
In the relation between Zoroaster and Vishtaspa already lies the germ of the state church which afterwards became completely subservient to the interests of the dynasty and sought its protection from it.
Louis Pasteur came along around this same time and proffered the germ theory of disease and a vaccine for rabies.
Wheeler, the amnion is ruptured and turned back from covering the germ band, enclosing the yolk dorsally and becoming finally absorbed, as the ectoderm of the germ band itself spreads to form the dorsal wall.