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(jem'ă),
Any budlike or bulblike body, especially a taste bud or end bulb.
[L. bud]

gemma

(jĕm′ə)
n. pl. gemmae (jĕm′ē′) Botany
An asexual budlike propagule capable of developing into a new individual, as in liverworts.

gemma

(pl. gemmae) a small group of cells that serves as a means of vegetative reproduction in some mosses and liverworts. These cells become detached from the main THALLUS and often occur in cup-like structures referred to as gemma-cups. Each gemma is capable of developing into a new plant.
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Pineiro cooperate by allowing his client to provide additional details about the incident,'' Chief Gemme wrote.
Chief Gemme has not publicly identified any other officers facing scrutiny, and the department has not answered questions about who witnessed the incident.
In a statement, Chief Gemme said department policies have evolved since Deputy Chief Fusaro left in 2009.
Gemme made cash withdrawals from credit cards in his name and then used church and school funds to pay off the credit cards, according to Mr.
Chief Gemme said $13,000 has been put toward placing Narcan in police cruisers.
When the teens' parents complained, Gemme assigned Detective Sgt.
Chief Gemme said it shows how serious police are about the issue.
Gemme, a 1971 GHS grad who had experience coaching the sport in the town's youth program, discussed the athletic opportunity with his wife, Janet.
The game stopped, and manager John Gemme came out of the dugout.