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gemmation

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noun gem·ma·tion \je-ˈmā-shən\

Definition of gemmation

  1. :  reproduction by gemmae



Circa 1839

First Known Use of gemmation

circa 1839


Medical Dictionary

gemmation

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noun gem·ma·tion \je-ˈmā-shən\

Medical Definition of gemmation

  1. :  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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