abjoint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (away) +‎ joint (join)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæbˌd͡ʒɔɪnt/, /æbˈd͡ʒɔɪnt/

Verb[edit]

abjoint (third-person singular simple present abjoints, present participle abjointing, simple past and past participle abjointed)

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

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