Definitions for "Germinal epithelium"
a layer of epithelial cells that covers the ovaries and lines the seminiferous tubules of the testes
cellular component covering surface of ovary, it is continuous with mesothelium covering mesovarium. Note that it is a historical misnomer, as it is not the actual site of germ cell formation.
germinis - bud, offshoot] The epithelium that covers the surface of a mammalian ovary.
the tissues of the primary reproductive organs that produce eggs and sperm cells