gemmipara

[je-mip-er-uh]

plural noun

gemmiparous animals, as hydra.

Also gem·mip·a·res [je-mip-uh-reez] /dʒɛˈmɪp əˌriz/.

Origin of gemmipara

gemm(a) + -i- + New Latin -para, derivative of Latin parere to bear
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