from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of unbinding or loosening.
  • noun 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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