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1. The producing of fruit.
2. A seed-bearing or spore-bearing structure.
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1. (Botany) the act or state of fructifying
2. (Botany) the fruit of a seed-bearing plant
3. (Botany) any spore-bearing structure in ferns, mosses, fungi, etc
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fruc•ti•fi•ca•tion(ˌfrʌk tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, ˌfrʊk-, ˌfruk-)
1. the act of fructifying; the fruiting of a plant, fungus, etc.
2. the organs of fruiting; fruiting body.
[1605–15; < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||fructification - the bearing of fruit|
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
|2.||fructification - organs of fruiting (especially the reproductive parts of ferns and mosses)|
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
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n (lit, fig: = making fruitful) → Befruchtung f; (= forming fruit) → Fruchtbildung f
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