the act or process of emerging.
an outgrowth, as a prickle, on the surface of a plant.
Evolution. the appearance of new properties or species in the course of development or evolution.

1640–50; < French < Medieval Latin; see emergency

nonemergence, noun
reemergence, noun
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emergence (ɪˈmɜːdʒəns)
1.  the act or process of emerging
2.  an outgrowth, such as a prickle, that contains no vascular tissue and does not develop into stem, leaf, etc

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Word Origin & History

1755, from L.L. emergentia, from emergere (see emerge).
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Example sentences
Since that reemergence, she has regularly toured abroad.
Because of this, some scientists have argued that these reservoirs of bugs
  might be to blame for their reemergence.
Reemergence of this particular area was followed quickly by several other
It seems to me that the story's reemergence was inevitable and necessary to
  fully inform primary voters about their choices.
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