gemmation

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gem·ma·tion

 (jĕ-mā′shən)
n.
Production of or reproduction by gemmae.

[From Latin gemmātus, past participle of gemmāre, to bud, from gemma, bud; see gembh- in Indo-European roots.]

gemmation

reproduction by budding. See also botany.
See also: Zoology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gemmation - asexual reproduction in which a local growth on the surface or in the body of the parent becomes a separate individualgemmation - asexual reproduction in which a local growth on the surface or in the body of the parent becomes a separate individual
agamogenesis, asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes
Translations

gem·ma·tion

n. gemación, método de fisión en el cual la célula progenitora produce un botón que contiene cromatina, el cual se desprende para crear un gémulo.
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It is a unipolar budding yeast and reproduces via bud fission in which the bud detaches from mother cell by septum.