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  • n. A method of spore formation in fungi in which successive portions of the sporophore are cut off through the growth of septa; abjunction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of unbinding or loosening.
  • n. In botany, a method of cell-formation in some of the lower cryptogams, differing from ordinary cell-division in the occurrence of a decided constriction of the walls at the place of division.


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