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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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3,12-14 Prevalence of fusion and gemination is extremely limited in orthodontic cases with prevalence of 0.
Under progressive reduplication, the copied onset consonant reflects the qualitative changes in the outcome of gemination (Kennedy 2003: 173):
In all of Greek poetry the gemination is unique to tragedy.
For the many other instances of gemination in this play see Segal, "The Two Worlds of Euripides' Helen" 562, and Wolff, "On Euripides' Helen" 62.
It was in the course of our collecting the relevant linguistic data for our study of phonetic lengthening of sounds in the Standard Igbo dialect that we coincidentally ran into some Owere data that seem to reflect phonemic gemination in this Igbo dialect.
The second, more innovative, path of loss of this contrast is observed in some of those varieties where the general secondary gemination did not take place.
vowel variation: /a ~ o/ in cay - coy 'tea' andpadsoh ~ podsoh 'king'; /o ~ u/ in jon ~ jun 'soul' and imohoy ~ imuhoy 'now'; /i ~ u/ in jire ~ jiro ~ jure ~ jeyle 'separated, sort'; final /e ~ a/ in asdare ~ asdara 'star'; gemination in heme ~ hemme 'all'.
Other researchers have suggested that fusion or gemination may be related to the clinical presentation of supernumerary roots.
And it leaves only an indirect trace in the shape of gemination of the root-final consonant--as in cnyssan 'strike, shake' together with the presence of a vowel which belongs to the set resulting diachronically from/-mutation (and earlier effects of [-i/j-])--as again in cnyssan or it is reflected simply by/-mutation--as in the "heavy" root hieran 'hear', where there is no gemination following the long vowel.
The aim of this study is to investigate consonant gemination in Pahari.
Fusion, gemination and no dental accompanied by anterior crossbite.
This is apparent in the verb fehm h- in which the consonant /m/ also undergoes compensatory gemination because of the elision of /h/: fehm [right arrow] femm.