abscissin

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abscission +‎ -in

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.sə.sən/, /æbˈsɪs.ən/

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abscissin (usually uncountable, plural abscissins)

  1. (biochemistry, dated) A plant hormone controlling the dropping off or abscission of certain plant parts, notably the leaves of trees in autumn or cotton bolls.

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