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Meaning of GEMMATION

Pronunciation:  je'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  asexual reproduction in which a local growth on the surface or in the body of the parent becomes a separate individual
 

GEMMATION is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: pullulation
 
 See Also: agamogenesis, asexual reproduction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gem*ma"tion\, n. [Cf. F. gemmation.]
1. (Biol.) The formation of a new individual, either animal
   or vegetable, by a process of budding; an asexual method
   of reproduction; gemmulation; gemmiparity. See {Budding}.

2. (Bot.) The arrangement of buds on the stalk; also, of
   leaves in the bud.

 

 

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