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gemma

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noun gem·ma \ˈje-mə\

Definition of gemma

plural

gemmae

play \-ˌmē\
  1. :  bud; broadly :  an asexual reproductive body that becomes detached from a parent plant



Origin and Etymology of gemma

Latin


First Known Use: circa 1741

Rhymes with gemma


Medical Dictionary

gemma

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noun gem·ma \ˈjem-ə\

Medical Definition of gemma

plural

gemmae

\-ˌē\play
  1. :  bud; broadly :  an asexual reproductive body that becomes detached from a parent plant




Learn More about gemma

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of gemma Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gemma


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