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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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Apart from this, Luick discusses processes such as the early consonant gemination, early changes in consonant clusters, continuations of the earlier palatalisation processes, metatheses and distant assimilation as well as several other minor developments.
Also, references concern Luick's account of the evolution of the cluster <sc> (179), fates of the velars (180-182), palatalisations (185), critical evaluation of Luick's account of the evolution of the semivowel [j] (189), shift of the yogh to [hi (191), and consonant gemination (203-204).
It should be said at the outset that the single most common form of incorrect consonant gemination in French for an English speaker has nothing to do with pronouncing a word as it looks on the printed page.
Consonant gemination is the phenomenon in language where a consonant in a morpheme is doubled in the course of speech.