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Science Chap 9

Asexual Reproduction Vocab

asexual reproduction reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes.
binary fission fission into two organisms approximately equal in size
budding a small axillary or terminal protuberance on a plant, containing rudimentary foliage (leaf bud), the rudimentary inflorescence (flower bud), or both (mixed bud).
bulb a usually subterranean and often globular bud having fleshy leaves emergent at the top and a stem reduced to a flat disk, rooting from the underside, as in the onion and lily.
fleshy root enlarged root containing stored foods
grafting a bud, shoot, or scion of a plant inserted in a groove, slit, or the like in a stem or stock of another plant in which it continues to grow.
regeneration process in which energy from the output of an amplifier is fed back to the grid circuit to reinforce the input.
spontaneous generation the now discredited theory that living organisms can arise spontaneously from inanimate matter; spontaneous generation.
spore cases protective sacs on which the reproductive spores of some plants and fungi
spore fermation asexual reproduction of some plants and fungi
spores walled, single- to many-celled, reproductive body of an organism, capable of giving rise to a new individual either directly or indirectly.
stem cutting piece of stem cut from a live to start a new plant
tuber usually oblong or rounded thickening or outgrowth, as the potato, of a subterranean stem or shoot, bearing minute scalelike leaves with buds or eyes in their axils from which new plants may arise.
vegetative organ an organ of a plant that makes, transports, or stores food
vegetative ptopagation asexual reproduction of plants from their vegetative organs
vegetative reproduction asexual reproduction of plants from their vegetative organs
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