How to Pronounce germ?

Correct pronunciation for the word "germ" is [d͡ʒˈɜːm], [d‍ʒˈɜːm], [dʒ_ˈɜː_m].

"Germ" in context

Germ is a term we use to refer to any microscopic organism that can cause a range of illnesses. This includes bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and protozoa. These types of microbes can put us at risk for a range of health conditions, from minor illnesses to serious ones like the flu and even cancer.

Germ transmission happens through close contact with an already-infected person, or through contact with a surface that the germs have come in contact with. Unfortunately, touching a surface and then touching our face, mouth or eyes can be enough to spread germs and trigger infection.

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