A type of cell division in fungi and in protozoa in which one of the daughter cells develops as a smaller protrusion from the other. Usually the position of the budding cell is defined by polarity in the mother cell. In some protozoa the budded daughter may lie within the cytoplasm of the other daughter.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Budding — Bud ding, n. 1. The act or process of producing buds. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) A process of asexual reproduction, in which a new organism or cell is formed by a protrusion of a portion of the animal or vegetable organism, the bud thus formed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • budding — budding. См. почкование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • budding — index inchoate, incipient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • budding — [bud′iŋ] n. [see BUD1, n. 3] a type of asexual reproduction in which a new individual or branch develops from an outgrowth on the body of a plant or certain lower animals …   English World dictionary

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