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gemmation


gemmation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gemmation  \Gem*ma"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  gemmation.] 
  1.  (Biol.)  The  formation  of  a  new  individual,  either  animal 
  or  vegetable,  by  a  process  of  budding;  an  asexual  method 
  of  reproduction;  gemmulation;  gemmiparity.  See  {Budding}. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  The  arrangement  of  buds  on  the  stalk;  also  of 
  leaves  in  the  bud.