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wheatgermwheat‧germ /ˈwiːtdʒɜːm $ -dʒɜːrm/ noun [uncountable]  DFNTAthe centre of a grain of wheat, which is good for your health and is added to other food
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wheatgermTypical sources of fat are fish and soya oils and wheatgerm.F, move on to floating wheatgerm.Floating wheatgerm pellets should be gradually phased into their diet until they replace the normal, high-protein formula.Further research showed that problems with conception and miscarriages were more frequent among societies where low levels of wheatgerm were consumed.Callahan had turned the colour of flour with all the wheatgerm kicked out of it.The fish will get their wheatgerm this autumn, end of story.
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