Origin of gemma
How to use gemma in a sentence
The gemmae formed on submerged Mucors may bud like a yeast, and even bring about alcoholic fermentation in a saccharine solution.
Erect branches may arise from the protonema, and gemmae may be developed on it.
In Aneura the contents of superficial cells, after becoming surrounded by a new wall and dividing, escape as bi-cellular gemmae.
Apart from the separation of branches by the decay of older portions, special gemmae are found in many species.
Usually the gemmae arise by the outgrowth of superficial cells, and become free by breaking away from their stalk.