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  • noun biology self-dispersal of seeds, the physical and often explosive discharge of seeds from the fruit

Etymologies

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From auto- + -chory.

Examples

  • Ballistic seed dispersal, or autochory, is the physical and often explosive discharge of seeds from the fruit.

    Seed dispersal

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