- reproduction by budding.
- the theory of the transmission of hereditary characters by germ plasm.
- the theory that inherited characteristics are transmitted only by germ plasmSee also pangenesis
- asexual reproduction, esp budding
- Reproduction of unicellular organisms by budding.
- Development of an embryo during cleavage and germ layer formation.
- Transformation of small lymphocytes of human peripheral blood into large, undifferentiated cells capable of undergoing mitosis.