abjunction

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (away) +‎ junction (to join)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæbˌd͡zʌŋ.ʃən/, /ˈæbˌd͡zʌŋk.ʃən/, /æbˈd͡zʌŋ.ʃən/, /æbˈd͡zʌŋk.ʃən/

Noun[edit]

abjunction (plural abjunctions)

  1. (mycology, biology) The creation of spores by cutting off portions of the sporophore by the growth of septa; abstriction.