Translation of germ in Spanish:


microbio, n.

Pronunciation /dʒərm//dʒəːm/


  • 1

    microbio masculine
    germen masculine
    I don't want your germs! no me pases los microbios
    • Whatever he put on it to kill the germs made me hiss with discomfort.
    • Some disease-causing germs travel through the air in particles considerably smaller than droplets.
    • With a little prevention, you can keep harmful germs out of your child's way!
    • Deadly germs infect nearly 2 million of the nation's hospital patients and kill close to 100,000 every year.
    • They discovered acupuncture before it was known that blood circulates, or that germs cause disease.
    • Over 40 different strains of the Legionella germ have now been discovered.
    • The pit may act as the breeding ground of disease-causing germs and mosquitoes.
    • But since pasteurisation kills not only germs but also useful bacteria, a culture is added to the milk in order to reintroduce all essential bacteria.
    • Like many germs, the bacteria that cause botulism in infants are everywhere in the environment.
    • Resistant germs aren't killed by the usual antibiotics.
    • Clean bathroom surfaces also help prevent the spread of infectious germs.
    • However, this doesn't kill bacteria and could in fact spread the invisible germs around kitchen surfaces.
    • If your child gets infected again, it's more likely to be with these resistant germs.
    • Therefore, agricultural, herding societies will carry deadlier germs than will hunter-gatherers or people that farm only plants.
    • After TB germs enter the body, in most cases, the body's defences control the germs.
    • Food and water also can carry infectious germs, so be sure to wash fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating.
    • I can't help feeling it harbours all kinds of nasty germs.
    • If the TB germs become active, TB disease can develop.
    • Most chest infections are usually caused by germs such as bacteria or viruses.
    • The hands that treat patients and the instruments used to save lives could be spreading deadly germs.
  • 2

    • 2.1Botany Biology

      germen masculine
      • Many multicellular organisms have a germ that is segregated early in the development.
      • Damage occurs when beetles feed on the seed and destroy the germ, resulting in an uneven stand.
      • All grains have a bark-like, protective hull beneath which are the endosperm, germ, and bran.
      • This process destroys the germ and prevents the kernel from sprouting.
      • These bodies are obviously organized, resembling in all points the germs of the lowest organisms, and diverse in size and structure.
      • After the husk is removed, the rice is milled to remove the bran and the germ or embryo.
      • At the tip there are sparse, fine hairs, and inside the base, where the seed is attached to the ear, is the embryo or germ, which will grow into a new plant if allowed to.
      • It removes the bran and most of the germ, stripping the grain of its fiber and nutrients.
      • Then there is the seed germ which is 45-55% protein, used in confectionery and flour for the health food market, and also in specialised livestock diets.
      • Whole grain foods are made with all three parts of the grain kernel - the fibre-rich outer bran layer, the middle endosperm and the inner germ.
      • Whole-grain breads are far superior to whites that have been denuded of bran, endosperm and germ.
      • In the case of corn germ, 10 out of the 16 quality attributes substantially affect yield, with oil content appearing to play the biggest role in this case.
      • Refined white flour is what's left after the nutrient-packed germ and bran are milled out of the wheat kernel.
      • Originally, most ethanol was made through wet-milling, which means the starch is separated from the corn germ and fiber and liquefied by cooking.
      • The hulls and germ float to the surface and the kernels swell, doubling or even tripling in size, creating a different form of corn known as ‘hominy.’
      • Parching destroys the germ so the seed will not sprout, hardens the kernel, and loosens the tight hull so it can be removed.
      • Then the corn is coarsely ground to break the germ loose from other kernel components.
      • Thiamine is found in whole-grain cereals, bread, red meat, egg yolks, green leafy vegetables, legumes, sweet corn, brown rice, berries, yeast, the germ and husks of grains and nuts.
      • It has an outer casing, a starchy inner and a tiny germ or embryo.
      • It has three main parts: the germ, the endosperm and the bran.
      • A mesenchymal signal triggers an ectodermal cell to proliferate and the cells grow downward to form a hair germ.
      • It contains all parts of the grain - the bran, the outer husk and the germ.
      • The manufacturing process frees the germ from the soybean, using 400 pounds of soybean seed to yield one pound of soy germ.

    • 2.2(beginning)

      the germ of an idea el germen de una idea