Definition of Abscission. Meaning of Abscission. Synonyms of Abscission

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Definition of Abscission

Abscission
Abscission Ab*scis"sion, n. [L. abscissio. See Abscind.] 1. The act or process of cutting off. ``Not to be cured without the abscission of a member.' --Jer. Taylor. 2. The state of being cut off. --Sir T. Browne. 3. (Rhet.) A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly: thus, ``He is a man of so much honor and candor, and of such generosity -- but I need say no more.'

Meaning of Abscission from wikipedia

- Abscission (from Latin ab, "away", and scindere, "to cut'") is the shedding of various parts of an organism, such as a plant dropping a leaf, fruit, flower...
- lose all of their leaves for part of the year. This process is called abscission. In some cases leaf loss coincides with winter—namely in temperate or...
- veins carrying the sap slowly close until a layer of cells called the abscission layer completely closes off the vein allowing the tree to rid itself of...
- process termed abscission, the last step of cytokinesis. The process of abscission physically cleaves the midbody into two. Abscission proceeds by removal...
- stimulating or regulating the ripening of fruit, the opening of flowers, the abscission (or shedding) of leaves and, in aquatic and semi-aquatic species, promoting...
- yellowing or darkening of veins which may lead to eventual wilting and abscission of the leaf. Leaf scorch can be caused by soil compaction, transplant...
- produce tumbleweeds. In Psoralea the tumbleweed detaches from the plant by abscission of the stem. In the Plantaginaceae, Plantago cretica forms tumbleweeds...
- progress into abscission. The formation of abscission layer between the stem and the leaf petiole signifies the initiation of abscission. Abscission layer is...
- do not need added energy, they act p****ively. However, during the pre-abscission phase, the metabolic levels of a leaf are high. Plants also excrete some...
- cellular processes including multivesicular body (MVB) biogenesis, cellular abscission, and viral budding. Multivesicular body (MVB) biogenesis is a process...