[je-mip-er-uh] /dʒɛˈmɪp ər ə/
gemmiparous animals, as hydra.
[jem-uh-fawrm] /ˈdʒɛm əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. shaped like a bud.
[je-mol-uh-jee] /dʒɛˈmɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the science dealing with natural and artificial gemstones. /dʒɛˈmɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of mineralogy that is concerned with gems and gemstones n. 1931, from gemmology (1811), from Latin gemma (see gem) + -ology.
[je-mip-er-uh s] /dʒɛˈmɪp ər əs/ adjective 1. producing or reproducing by buds or gemmae. /dʒɛˈmɪpərəs/ adjective 1. (of plants and animals) reproducing by gemmae or buds Also gemmiferous (dʒɛˈmɪfərəs)
[jem-yool] /ˈdʒɛm yul/ noun 1. Botany. . 2. Zoology. an asexually produced mass of cells that is capable of developing into an animal, as a freshwater sponge. 3. Evolution. one of the hypothetical living units conceived by Darwin in the theory of pangenesis as the bearers of the hereditary attributes. /ˈdʒɛmjuːl/ noun 1. (zoology) a […]