Definition of Fructification

1. Noun. The bearing of fruit.

Generic synonyms: Development, Growing, Growth, Maturation, Ontogenesis, Ontogeny
Derivative terms: Fructify, Fructify



2. Noun. Organs of fruiting (especially the reproductive parts of ferns and mosses).
Generic synonyms: Reproductive Structure

Definition of Fructification

1. n. The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation.

Definition of Fructification

1. Noun. The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation. ¹

2. Noun. The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores. ¹

3. Noun. The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fructification

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Medical Definition of Fructification

1. 1. The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation. "The prevalent fructification of plants." (Sir T. Brown) 2. The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores. The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores. Origin: L. Fructificatio: cf. F. Fructification. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fructification

frozen yogurts
frozenly
frozenness
frozennesses
frubiase
fructan
fructan - fructan 6G-fructosyltransferase
fructans
fructed
fructescence
fructescences
fructiculose
fructidor
fructiferous
fructiferuos
fructification (current term)
fructifications
fructified
fructifier
fructifiers
fructifies
fructify
fructifying
fructive
fructo-
fructofuranan
fructofuranose
fructofuranoses
fructofuranoside
fructofuranosides

Literary usage of Fructification

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"On the fructification of the ... described the fructification of Phallus caninus, Huds. (Cyno- phallus caninus, Fries); he demonstrated by delicate ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1884)
"NOTES ON THE fructification OF THE BUNYA, NOTES ON THE fructification OF THE BUNYA. BY THE HONORABLE JAMES NORTON. In August, 1881, it was noticed for the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"The Seed-like fructification of ... Type of fructification showing Structure. By MARGARET BENSON, D.Sc. In some ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"On the fructification of ... These specimens further show that the example previously described by the writer as the fructification of ..."

5. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"When the fructification is of considerable size it is commonly regarded as being the whole Fungus, just as a Horse-tail or a Fern is thought to be the ..."

6. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with by William Rhind (1857)
"In some families, the fructification is placed near the root, ... In the family Lycopodium, the parte of fructification issue from the axis of the leaves ..."

7. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1832)
"On the fructification of the Genus Chara. By the Rev. ... At a certain season of the year this part of the fructification is found empty, but its outer ..."

8. The Microscope and its revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1891)
"... as in the elongated cells of ¬°at has commonly been regarded as the ' fructification ' of -namely, the ' urn ' or ' capsule ' filled with spores, ..."

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