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Abscission (the act of cutting; the natural separation of a leaf or other part of a plant) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
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Definition of the noun abscission
What does abscission mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abscissions
- shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
- the act of cutting something off
Alternative definition of the noun abscission
- The act or process of cutting off.
- The state of being cut off. - Sir T. Browne
- [rhetoric] A figure of speech employed when a speaker having begun to say a thing stops abruptly
- [botany] The separation of a part at a predetermined location, such as a leaf at the base of the petiole.
Abscission is a musical group.
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abscission is a gene group, gene ontology group.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abscission
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The Lychee Biotechnology (2017)
by Manoj Kumar, Vivek Kumar, Ram Prasad, Ajit Varma
Abscission is a natural process developed by plants to shed unwanted, old, infected, ...
to tonsillar abscission is a hemorrhagic diathesis or hemophilia on the part of the patient. It is held by some that removal of the tonsils is followed by a slight elevation of the pitch of the voice, and an erroneous idea exists among the laity that ...
The American Practitioner (1905)
With any of these conditions existing the only factor which could be considered as a contraindication to tonsillar abscission is a hemorrhagic diathesis or hemophilia on the part of the patient. It is held by some that removal of the tonsils is ...
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, Agen, France, August 31–September 4, 1992 by J.C. Pech, A. Latché, C. Balagué
Introduction Abscission is a widespread phenomenon which causes the shedding of a range of plant organs including leaves, flowers and fruit. The process is precipitated by the breakdown of the cell to cell cohesion at a precise site known as ...
by CTI Reviews
Abscission is a term used in several areas ...
Physiology of Woody Plants (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Abscission is a term used in several areas of biology to mean shedding of various parts of an organism. In plant sciences, it most commonly refers to the process by which a plant drops one or more of its parts, such as a leaf, fruit, flower or seed ...
Forest Ecosystems (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Abscission is a term used in several areas of biology. In plant sciences it most commonly refers to the process by which a plant drops one or more of its parts, such as a leaf, fruit, flower or seed. In zoology the term may be used to describe the ...
Biology Terminology (2014)
Speedy Study Guides by Speedy Publishing
Abscission: Abscission is a process ofshedding or separating part ofan organism from the rest of it. Common examples are that of, plant parts like leaves, fruits, flowers and bark being separated from the plant. Accidental: Accidental refers to ...
by Mohammad Pessarakli
Abscission is a singular threshold event in the life history of a new Setaria plant, but it is only a partial separation of the new and parental generations: parental tissues surround the embryo, affecting its ability to germinate. The basic unit of the ...
A Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science (1901)
by Albert Henry Buck, Thomas Lathrop Stedman
as in such cases abscission is a most sure to be followed by hemorrhage or deep inflammation.
by Eldra Solomon, Linda Berg, Diana Martin
Leaf abscission is a complex process that involves many physiological changes, all initiated and orchestrated by changing levels of plant hormones, particularly ethylene. Briefly, the process is this: As autumn approaches, sugars, amino acids, ...
by Phillip E. Pack, Ph.D.
Leaf abscission is the dropping of leaves from deciduous trees when the weather turns colder and the daylight hours shorten as winter approaches. Increasing amounts of ethylene (relative to decreasing amounts of auxin) promote cell ...
" Abscission is a species of ellipsis, or suppression.
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Leaf abscission is a characteristic phenomenon of many species of woody dicots and is especially conspicuous during the autumn period of leaf fall. The onset of abscission seems to be regulated by plant hormones. Three main stages can be ...
by Charles Richardson
Abscission is a favourite word with J. Taylor. We are perishing people, ...
by Phillip E. Pack
Dormancy is a plant mechanism in response to conditions that are unfavorable: □ Abscission is the loss of leaves or other plant parts. For many plants, the winter presents unfavorable conditions of cold temperatures, low light intensity, and ...
Functional Biology of Plants (2012)
by Martin J. Hodson, John A. Bryant
Photo: JAB Abscission is a rupture along a definite line of cells 7.11 Leaf Senescence and Abscission.
by Abraham Rees
Abscission is a species of ELLIPsis, or SUPPREssion. Scaliger distinguishes it from praecision and suspension. ABscission, in Surgery, denotes the aët of taking away some morbid or superfluous part by an edged instrument. In this sense ...
are sprayed with auxinsto improvefruit size bypromoting “June drop” but, more widely, orchards are sprayed after the drop toincrease fruit size and hexose content and todelay fruit abscission. Addition of ...
modified Crit- chett's plans by inserting the sutures into the conjunctiva (after abscission), from which delicate membrane they frequently escaped before the scleral opening was united. Knapp and de Wecker often closed the opening with ...
The Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)
by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape
Abscission Abstraction license plants. It is a key factor controlling stomatal movements, leaf senescence and bud and seed dormancy. Abscisic acid (ABA) is present in leaves, fruits and seeds, and is distributed throughout the plant body .
by Rita Singh
It is associated with apical dominance, the onset and maintenance of dormancy, promotion, promotion of flowering, as well as promotion of senescence, abscission of leaves and fruit and stomatal closure under stress (especially water stress) ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
ubrin poisoning abscission laver the most poisonous naturally occurring substances known. It is an intensely irritant, extremely toxic, proteinaceous phy- totoxin that is inactivated by heating. It is the chief active principle of Abrus preca- torius.
Sucking causes fruiting structure abscission Bollworm and budworm ○ Chewing; fruit abscission prolongs vegetative development Fruit availability in different age classes impacts what the larvae consume. 'N' in consumed fruiting structures ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1C3I1S1S1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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