Gemmiparity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gemmiparity (Biol) Reproduction by budding; gemmation. See Budding.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gemmiparity The state or quality of being gemmiparous; the faculty of reproducing by gemmation, as in polyps. The buds may separate from the parent and become distinct animals, or remain attached to it. See gemmation.
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Usage

In literature:

Gemmiparous: applied to that form of asexual reproduction where new individuals arise as buds from the germ body of the parent.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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