budding

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reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent

beginning to develop

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Few parasites are as ugly as the tapeworm, with its suckers and hooks, proglottids budding off its head and neck, and the ability to grow thirty-two feet long.
Butter-and-eggs is equipped to reproduce two ways: by budding off its extensive underground root system or through production and scattering of seeds.
And as the former Darling Buds star struggles to get over another failed romance - with fiance Angus MacFadyen - friends are asking: Why do her darlings keep budding off?
These branching bodies can reproduce by budding off clone babies, and they can rebuild themselves after dismemberment.