1. (Science: biology) The formation of a new individual, either animal or vegetable, by a process of budding; an... Read More
In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More
1. A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life,... Read More
(Science: biology) see gemmation.
Origin: From L. Gemmula, dim. Of gemma... Read More
noun, plural: gemmules
(botany) A small gemma; a bud produced by gemmation.
(zoology) A mass of cell capable of... Read More