Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In mycology, to separate by a septum, as in the case of the spores of some fungi.

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  • verb transitive, botany, mycology To form by cutting off as a protusion from a parent cell.
  • verb intransitive, botany, mycology To separate from the hypha of a fungus by the formation of a septum.

Etymologies

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ab- (“away”) +‎ joint (“join”)

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