Fruc`ti*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L. fructificatio: cf. F. fructification.]
The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation.
The prevalent fructification of plants.
Sir T. Brown.
2. Bot. (a)
The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores.
The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores.
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