noun gem·ma·tion \je-ˈmā-shən\

Definition of GEMMATION

:  reproduction by gemmae

First Known Use of GEMMATION

circa 1839


noun gem·ma·tion \je-ˈmā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GEMMATION

:  asexual reproduction (as in some protozoans) in which a new organism originates as a localized area of growth on or within the parent and subsequently differentiates into a new individual


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