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sci·on

(sī'ŏn),
In experimental embryology, an embryonic tissue or part grafted to another embryo of the same or of another species.
See also: chimera.
[O. Fr. sion, shoot, sprig, fr. L. seco, to cut]

scion

the part of a plant, usually a piece of young stem, that is inserted into a rooted STOCK (1) to produce a GRAFT.
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We remain confident in the student housing sector, and in our partnership with Scion and CPPIB which has enabled us to scale-up quickly our US student housing portfolio.
It's best if a scion is dormant at the time of grafting, so that it doesn't begin growing before it knits to the rootstock.
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This new plant will have the fruiting and flowering ability of the scion and the strength and growing qualities of the rootstock.
Each winner will receive pounds 500 worth of vouchers to spend on Scion fabric and wallpaper at Essence Interiors.
The newly built, multi-million dollar developed properties were purchased in partnership with US-based advisory firm, The Scion Group.
13 -- The Japanese major Toyota Motor Corp's Scion brand wants to give young drivers something the market is lacking, a lower-priced, rear-wheel-drive sports car.
Following a familiar trajectory of recent YA novels, Helen Hamilton must give up her mundane life for that of a Scion, a demigod whose lineage traces back to ancient Greece.