gemma

noun
gem·ma | \ˈje-mə \
plural gemmae\ˈje-ˌmē \

Definition of gemma 

: bud broadly : an asexual reproductive body that becomes detached from a parent plant

First Known Use of gemma

circa 1741, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gemma

Latin

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gemma

noun
gem·ma | \ˈjem-ə \
plural gemmae\-ˌē \

Medical Definition of gemma 

: bud broadly : an asexual reproductive body that becomes detached from a parent plant

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