Gem*ma"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. gemmation.]

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.

2. Bot.

The arrangement of buds on the stalk; also, of leaves in the bud.

 

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