Within any budlike or bulblike body; denoting especially a nerve termination within an end bulb or taste bud. [intra- + L. gemma, bud]

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in·tra·gem·mal (in″trə-jemґəl) within a bud, such as a taste bud.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • bud — 1. An outgrowth that resembles the b. 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;… …   Medical dictionary

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