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.]
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gemmation

reproduction by budding. See also botany.
See also: Zoology
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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
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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.