A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (biology)
a. germ
El virus se desarrolló a partir de este machuelo.The virus developed from this germ.
2. (botany)
a. germ
Los machuelos no se desarrollaron debido a las duras condiciones.The germs didn't develop due to the harsh conditions.
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