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gem·ma

(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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The "Rizal Ladies," a charming and cohesive group of descendants of the national hero's siblings, always support their cousin Gemma's events.
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In breaks between filming 38-year-old Gemma has beencontinuing her fitness regime- with the help of her former Towie co-star Charlie King.
The pal said: "They speak to each other on FaceTime and Kerry does guided meditation with her, teaches Gemma positive affirmations and sends vibes to her via the crystals.
In a statement at the time of her death, Kate said: "Gemma was such a beacon of strength.
The actress' own mum was going through the same cancer treatment at the same time when she first came across Gemma's fundraising page online.
and Eddy Six years on and now a care assistant at Highfield Care Home in Yarm and a teaching assistant at Northfield School in Stockton, Gemma, 35, ran yesterday to raise funds for those who helped her through her darkest hour.
31, one of Gemma's children saw a girl sitting and crying beside a plastic cabinet in their house.
4 TAMARA DREWE, 2010 UNATTRACTIVE teen Tamara (Gemma) has plastic surgery and causes a stir when she returns to her hometown and becomes the object of desire for three different men.
"Tydi Gemma ddim wir yn gwybod beth mae hi eisiau ei wneud o ran gwaith chwaith, felly tra bod Dani yn gwneud yn dda yn y salon does gan Gemma ddim ffocws yn ei bywyd ac mae'n teimlo fel bod pobl yn cefnu arni."
Beth sy'n peri i Gemma anfon y negeseuon cas at Dani?