from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To form by cutting off as a protusion from a parent cell.
- v. To separate from the hypha of a fungus by the formation of a septum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In mycology, to separate by a septum, as in the case of the spores of some fungi.
ab- (“away”) + joint (“join”) (Wiktionary)