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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gemma  \Gem"ma\,  n.;  pl  {Gemm[ae]}.  [L.,  a  bud.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  leaf  bud,  as  distinguished  from  a  flower  bud. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  A  bud  spore;  one  of  the  small  spores  or  buds  in 
  the  reproduction  of  certain  Protozoa,  which  separate  one 
  at  a  time  from  the  parent  cell. 




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