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bulb

 [bulb]
a rounded mass or enlargement. adj., adj bul´bar.
bulb of aorta the enlargement of the aorta at its point of origin from the heart.
auditory bulb the membranous labyrinth and cochlea.
bulb of eye eyeball.
gustatory b's taste buds.
hair bulb the bulbous expansion at the proximal end of a hair, in which the hair shaft is generated.
inferior bulb of jugular vein a dilatation of the internal jugular vein just before it joins the brachiocephalic vein.
Krause's bulb end-bulb.
olfactory bulb the bulblike expansion of the olfactory tract on the under surface of the frontal lobe of each cerebral hemisphere.
bulb of penis bulb of urethra.
superior bulb of jugular vein a dilatation at the beginning of the internal jugular vein.
taste b's taste buds.
bulb of urethra the enlarged proximal part of the corpus spongiosum.
bulb of vestibule (vestibulovaginal bulb) a body consisting of paired masses of erectile tissue, situated one on either side of the vaginal orifice.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bulb

(bŭlb), [TA]
1. Any globular or fusiform structure. Synonym(s): bulbus [TA]
2. A short, vertical underground stem of plants, such as onion and garlic.
[L. bulbus, a bulbous root]
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bulb

(bŭlb)
n.
1. A rounded projection or part: the bulb of a syringe.
2. Anatomy A rounded dilation or expansion of a canal, vessel, or organ.
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bulb

(bŭlb)
1. Any rounded, globular, or fusiform structure.
Synonym(s): bulbus [TA] .
2. A short, vertical, underground stem of plants, such as onions and garlic.
[L. bulbus, a bulbous root]
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Fig. 84 Bulb. Vertical section.click for a larger image
Fig. 84 Bulb . Vertical section.

bulb

a short, specialized underground stem in which nutrients (particularly sugars) are stored in fleshy scale leaves overlapping the stem. One or more buds are present in the AXILS of the scale leaves and in the spring these develop into new shoots, utilizing the stored food material. Examples of plants producing bulbs are onion, tulip and hyacinth.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

bulb

(bŭlb)
Any globular or fusiform structure.
[L. bulbus, a bulbous root]
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Embryonic callus and bulblet induction medium: Bulb scale explants were transferred to MS (Murashige and Skoog, 1962), Orchimax (Duchefa Biochemie B.V.
Multiplication, root formation and bulblet formation: To induce multiple shoots as well as roots in regenerated plants, different concentrations and combinations of cytokinins and auxins (TDZ uM and TDZ uM + NAA mg/l, BAP mg/l + NAA mg/l) were tested.
(1988) studied the carbohydrate changes in the scales of mother bulb and daughter bulblets in tulip (Tulipa gesneriana L.) and showed that in bulblet scales, carbohydrates were increased significantly after flowerings stem removal.
Based on the total bulblet numbers, the most suitable treatment to induce polyploidy was the 0.05% colchicine treatment for 9 hours because it did not cause the death of the plants whereas it induced the highest rate (50%) of highly valuable polyploid plants.
Also known as Egyptian onions, tree onions, top onions and walking onions, these perennials set small bulblets on top of tall stems, instead of producing underground bulbs or making seed heads.
Therefore, the study aimed to find the effects of variants of TDZ-NAA, TDZ-2,4-D and BAP-IBA on bulblet regeneration from juvenile mesocotyl axis tissues excised from of one week old in vitro regenerated seedlings of garlic chive, which has not been reported previously.
Whereas Asiatic lily seed is epigeal (putting up a leaf above ground right away and then forming the bulblet), seeds of martagons and some other species germinate in a hypogeal manner.
Rooting and bulblet formation should start within a month or so.
The answer is to dig them up, but you have to get down to the roots and get out the little bulblets. If you don't then they will regenerate next spring.
[20.] Langens-Gerrits MM, Miller WBM, Croes AF and GJ De Klerk Effect of low temperature on dormancy breaking and growth after planting in lily bulblets regenerated in vitro.
Maserati is a hybrid that is planted with the use of seeds instead of bulblets as in the case of the ordinary Lasona.
When you dig the bulbs up, shake off any excess soil and remove any bulblets which will take energy from the parent plant.