Gemmulation
Gemmulation \Gem`mu*la"tion\, n. [From L. gemmula, dim. of gemma bud.] (Biol.) See {Gemmation}. [1913 Webster]

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  • gemmulation — [jem΄yo͞o lā′shən] n. Biol. formation of or reproduction by gemmules …   English World dictionary

  • gemmulation — /jem yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. the process of reproduction by gemmules. [GEMMULE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • gemmulation — noun The production of gemmules; reproduction via gemmules 1978 Patricia R. Bergquist, Sponges …   Wiktionary

  • gemmulation — (jè mmu la sion) s. f. Terme de botanique. Développement de la gemmule …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • gemmulation — n. reproduction by means of gemmules (Botany, Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gemmulation — gem·mu·la·tion …   English syllables

  • gemmulation — ˌjemyəˈlāshən noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary gemmule + ation : gemmation * * * /jem yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. the process of reproduction by gemmules. [GEMMULE + ATION] * * * gemmūlāˈtion noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • sponge — spongeless, adj. spongelike, adj. spongingly, adv. /spunj/, n., v., sponged, sponging. n. 1. any aquatic, chiefly marine animal of the phylum Porifera, having a porous structure and usually a horny, siliceous or calcareous internal skeleton or… …   Universalium

  • Gemmation — Gem*ma tion, n. [Cf. F. gemmation.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) The formation of a new individual, either animal or vegetable, by a process of budding; an asexual method of reproduction; gemmulation; gemmiparity. See {Budding}. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Éponge d'eau douce — Les éponges d eau douce ont longtemps été considérées comme des végétaux, mais ce sont (comme toutes les éponges) des animaux pluricellulaires primitifs d organisation très simple (Métazoaires). Elles peuvent comme les coraux quand elles… …   Wikipédia en Français

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