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Abscission

see synonyms of abscission

1. abscission

shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant

2. abscission, cutting off

the act of cutting something off

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Abscission

see synonyms of abscission
noun
1. 
the separation of leaves, branches, flowers, and bark from plants by the formation of an abscission layer
2. 
the act of cutting off

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Abscission

see synonyms of abscission
noun
1. 
a cutting off, as by surgery
2. 
the normal separation of fruit, leaves, etc. from plants by the development of a thin layer of pithy cells at the base of their stems

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Abscission

see synonyms of abscission
n.
1. The act of cutting off.
2. Botany The shedding of leaves, flowers, or fruits following the formation of the abscission zone.

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