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...
- termed abscission, the last step of cytokinesis. The process of abscission physically cleaves the aforementioned midbody into two. Abscission proceeds...
- cellular processes including multivesicular body (MVB) biogenesis, cellular abscission, and viral budding. Multivesicular body (MVB) biogenesis is a process...
- 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...
- buds on the twig are an important diagnostic characteristic, as are the abscission scars where the leaves have fallen away. The color, texture, and patterning...
- or regulating the ripening of fruit, the opening of flowers, and the abscission (or shedding) of leaves. Commercial ripening rooms use "catalytic generators"...
- concentrations of NaCl, citrate, and EDTA. Abscission zones It is largely unclear whether PGs play a role in facilitating abscission in certain plants, and if they...
- when touched, or blown by the wind, because during ripening a series of abscission layers forms that divides the rachis into short segments, each attached...
- may or may not involve the loss of a structure through the process of abscission. The lost structures are said to be caducous. Mani****tion of dehiscence...
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