gemmulation


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gem·mu·la·tion

 (jĕm′yə-lā′shən)
n.
Production of or reproduction by gemmules.

gemmulation

(ˌdʒɛmjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
(Zoology) the process of reproducing by or bearing gemmules
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Although mobility in sessile organisms is generally confined to a juvenile dispersive phase, many attached clonal animals and plants have a considerable capacity for dispersal through rapid directional growth or by the production of asexual propagules by fission, fragmentation, or gemmulation.
Etude cinematographique de la gemmulation d'une eponge d'eau douce Ephydatia fluviatilis.