- An outgrowth that resembles the bud of a plant, usually pluripotential, and capable of differentiating and growing into a definitive structure.
- To give rise to such an outgrowth.
- A small outgrowth from a parent cell; a form of asexual reproduction.
See Also: gemmation
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