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bud

 [bud]
1. a structure on a plant, often round, that encloses an undeveloped flower or leaf.
2. something resembling the bud of a plant, especially a protuberance in the embryo from which an organ or part develops.
end bud the remnant of the embryonic primitive knot, from which arises the caudal part of the trunk.
limb bud one of the four lateral swellings appearing in vertebrate embryos, which develop into the two pairs of limbs.
tail bud
the primordium of the caudal appendage.
taste b's end organs of the gustatory nerve containing the receptor surfaces for the sense of taste.
ureteric bud a dorsal outgrowth of the mesonephric duct near its entry into the cloaca; it is the primordium of the ureter, renal pelvis, calices, and collecting tubules of the kidneys.
bud of urethra bulb of urethra.

bud

(bŭd),
1. An outgrowth that resembles the bud of a plant, usually pluripotential, and capable of differentiating and growing into a definitive structure.
See also: gemmation.
2. To give rise to such an outgrowth.
See also: gemmation.
3. A small outgrowth from a parent cell; a form of asexual reproduction.

bud

(bud)
1. a structure on a plant, often round, that encloses an undeveloped flower or leaf.
2. any small part of the embryo or adult metazoon more or less resembling the bud of a plant and presumed to have potential for growth and differentiation.

end bud  caudal eminence.
limb bud  a swelling on the trunk of an embryo that becomes a limb.
periosteal bud  vascular connective tissue from the periosteum growing through apertures in the periosteal bone collar into the cartilage matrix of the primary center of ossification.
tail bud 
1. in animals having a tail, the primordium that forms it.
taste bud  one of the end organs of the gustatory nerve containing the receptor surfaces for the sense of taste.
ureteric bud  an outgrowth of the mesonephric duct giving rise to all but the nephrons of the permanent kidney.

bud

(bŭd)
n.
1. Botany
a. A small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped leaf, flower, or leafy shoot.
b. The stage or condition of having buds: branches in full bud.
2. Biology
a. An asexual reproductive structure, as in yeast or a hydra, that consists of an outgrowth capable of developing into a new individual.
b. A small, rounded organic part, such as a taste bud, that resembles a plant bud.
v. budded, budding, buds
v.intr.
1. To put forth or produce buds: a plant that buds in early spring.
2. To reproduce asexually by forming a bud.

bud′der n.

bud

Etymology: ME, budde
any small outgrowth that is the beginning stage of a living structure, as a limb bud from which an upper or lower limb develops.

bud

Botany
A small swelling or projection on a plant, from which a shoot, cluster of leaves or flowers develop; a rudimentary, undeveloped shoot, leaf or flower.

Drug slang
A regional term for marijuana.

Embryology
See Syncytial bud.

bud

(bŭd)
1. An outgrowth that resembles the bud of a plant, usually pluripotential, and capable of differentiating and growing into a definitive structure.
2. To give rise to such an outgrowth.
See also: gemmation
3. A small outgrowth from a parent cell; a form of asexual reproduction.

bud

an undeveloped embryonic shoot in a plant containing a meristematic area (see MERISTEM) for cell division, surrounded by leaf primordia (immature leaves) with often an outer protective layer of scales formed from modified leaves. The tip of a twig usually carries a terminal bud, while leaves generally have a lateral bud in their AXILS.

bud

a structure resembling the bud of a plant, especially a protuberance in the embryo from which an organ or part develops.

end bud
the remnant of the embryonic primitive knot, from which arises the tail and caudal part of the trunk.
horn bud
bilateral cranial protuberances, destined to develop to a fighting horn or antler stage.
limb bud
one of the four lateral swellings appearing in vertebrate embryos, which develop into the two pairs of limbs.
tail bud
1. the primordium of the caudal appendage.
2. end bud.
taste b's
end organs of the gustatory nerve containing the receptor surfaces for the sense of taste.
ureteric bud
an outgrowth of the mesonephric duct giving rise to all but the nephrons of the permanent kidney.
bud of urethra
bulb of urethra.
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The PA of the terminal bud changes and is higher (cf Section 2)
Plucking the terminal bud plus three leaves gives the highest yield of quality shoots some 25% more than bud plus two leaves.
During fire, burning green needles create a type of moisture shield for the plant's terminal bud.
Four types of responses to defoliation were observed: A) A second flush in red oak, shagbark hickory, and year-old seedlings of green ash and sugar maple; B) A small continued extension of stem elongation with the production of some additional leaves and a significant delay in terminal bud formation in white ash, green ash, pignut hickory, black walnut, and in year-old seedlings of green ash and sugar maple; C) No response in sweetgum and white pine; and D) Shoot die-back in sugar maple, silver-red maple, cottonwood, black walnut, and to a lesser extent, the ashes.
Remove side buds on dahlias to allow the terminal bud to reach its maximum size or remove the terminal bud for plenty of smaller blooms.
Such a tree begins life normally enough, then at a young age loses its terminal bud to the hunger pangs of a deer or other forest denizen.
REMOVE side flower buds on chrysanthemums and dahlias if you want to grow one large bloom or pinch out the terminal bud to encourage a spray of smaller flowers.
This twig's terminal bud had opened, the large inner bud scales had expanded and fallen back, and the green, velvety beginnings of leaves and stems had begun to grow skyward.
In biology, where would you find the terminal bud - at the tip or the base of a plant?
TO increase the size of your dahlia blooms remove any side buds forming around the larger terminal bud.