Fruc`ti*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L. fructificatio: cf. F. fructification.]

1.

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.

(b)

The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores.

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