Brussels sprout

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Brussels sprout

1. a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having a stout stem studded with budlike heads of tightly folded leaves, resembling tiny cabbages
2. the head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
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Paralogania martinssoni (Gross), Phlebolepis elegans Pander, osteostracans Tremataspis mammillata Patten, Dartmuthia gemmifera Patten, Oeselaspis pustulata Patten, Procephalaspis oeselensis (Robertson), and anaspids Schidiosteus mustelensis Pander and Pharyngolepis?
gemmifera embryos, for which only 25 useful metaphase spreads could be found.
gemmifera commence reproductive activity at a much larger colony size [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 5 AND 6 OMITTED].
1931), produced additional specimens, exhausting the quarry; in recent decades, no articulated agnathans have been found apart from a few shields of Tremataspis mammillata Patten and Dartmuthia gemmifera Patten.
The collection comprises over 1000 osteostracan specimens with different degrees of preservation, including shield fragments of Tremataspis mammillata Patten, one part and counterpart of its disintegrated tail, many shield pieces of Dartmuthia gemmifera Patten, four fragmentary Saaremaaspis mickwitzi (Rohon), a few Tremataspis milleri Patten, one Procephalaspis oeselensis (Robertson), a single Witaaspis schrenkii (Pander) shield and three incomplete squamations of the thelodont Phlebolepis elegans Pander.