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geminate

[′jem·ə·nət]
(biology)
Growing in pairs or couples.
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v) Gemination (subbito) and raddoppiamento (va bbene, co nnoi).
Distribution of children with dental anomalies according to gender Dental anomaly Male Female Total (% prevalence) Congenitally missing teeth 20 28 48 (0.52%) Supernumerary 10 15 25 (0.27%) Molar-incisor 11 12 23 (0.25%) hypomineralization Turner hypoplasia 8 6 14 (0.1%) Fluorosis 7 4 11 (0.1%) Odontoma 4 6 10 (0.1%) Fusion 5 4 9 (0.09%) Gemination 3 3 6 (0.06%) Amelogenesis imperfecta 3 2 5 (0.05%) Dens invaginatus 1 2 3 (0.03%) Talon cusp 1 1 2 (0.02%) Taurodontism 2 - 2 (0.02%) Macrodontia - 2 2 (0.02%) Dentinogenesis imperfecta 1 1 2 (0.02%) Dilaceration 1 1 2 (0.02%) Ectopic eruption - 1 1 (0.01%) Microdontia - 1 1 (0.01%)
This paper reports a case of gemination in a maxillary lateral incisor with two root canals and crown-root dilaceration.
Key Words: Gemination, Fusion, Supernumerary teeth, Double tooth.
This is an interesting situation because the primary contrastive cue between the negative and positive forms of the verb here could be analyzed as consonant gemination. Examples of this are given in (21), (22), and (23).
Some consider gemination as division of single tooth germ by invagination and subsequent development of two teeth, whereas fusion occurs when two separated tooth germs unite.
in the word for 'water') and in the western dialects of Danish (the so-called vestjysk stod) and is reflected as preaspiration in Icelandic and Faroese (as well as in northern Scandinavian dialects) and under certain conditions as gemination (and sometimes affrication) in all North and West Germanic languages.
The aetiology of the condition is either fusion or gemination. Fusion is the union between dentine and/or enamel of two or more separate developing teeth, whilst gemination is the partial development of two teeth from a single tooth bud following incomplete division.
Assuming that (possibly emergent) bans on gemination and resyllabification, not shown here, prevent the immediately preceding consonant from serving as the onset of the syllable headed by -o:-, CORR-C Morpheme-Init C Morpheme-Init favors the candidate in (b) over the candidate in (a) which copies from a closer, but not a morpheme-initial, onset.
One may speculate that the umlauting occurred prior to the lengthening ("gemination") of /s/.
dysplasia, anadontia, supernumerary teeth, microdontia, hypodontia, fusion, gemination, amelogenesis imperfecta, others.
The genetic relationship of Gothic to other Germanic languages is oddly described: 'privatively it yields no consonant gemination' (p.