Germ stock

(Zool.) a special process on which buds are developed in certain animals. See Doliolum.

See also: Germ

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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What about the fact that Washington continued to send biological feed stock, the actual germ stock for making biological weapons, at the same time that it knew Iraq was using chemical weapons?
Post-Soviet Russia has allowed American experts to visit former bioweapons sites to verify that the germ stocks were destroyed and bioweapons research ended.