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gem·i·na·tion

(jem'i-nā'shŭn),
Embryologic partial division of a primordium. For example, gemination of a single tooth germ results in two partially or completely separated crowns on a single root.
[L. geminatio, a doubling]

gemination

in dentistry, the "twinning" of a single tooth bud. Geminated teeth usually have a single common root, a common pulp canal, and visible partial cleavage of the enamel crown. The normal quantity of teeth are present in the dental arch. Not to be confused with fusion.

gem·i·na·tion

(jem'i-nā'shŭn)
Embryologic partial division of a primordium. For example, gemination of a single tooth germ results in two partially or completely separated crowns on a single root.
[L. geminatio, a doubling]

gem·i·na·tion

(jem'i-nā'shŭn)
Embryologic partial division of a primordium. For example, gemination of a single tooth germ results in two partially or completely separated crowns on a single root.
[L. geminatio, a doubling]

gemination (jem´ənā´shən),

n the formation of two teeth from a single tooth germ.

gemination

the abnormal tooth formation as a result of an unsuccessful attempt at forming two separate teeth. There is usually a longitudinal groove.
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The gradual loss of geminate consonants at the beginning of the Middle English period allowed Orm to extend the use of <CC> digraphs to marking vowel shortness not only in final position, but also in/VCCV/and /VCV/environments.
0 505 average 55 46 75 Table 7 Syllable durations, standard deviations (ms), and S1/S2 duration ratios in disyllabic words containing a short voiceless geminate consonant or consonant cluster and a half-long vowel in the second syllable (8 speakers) CVC.
The language has no geminate consonants, but the sequence nasal + voiced stop is realized as a geminate nasal.