dehiscent

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From Latin dehiscentem, present participle of dehiscere.

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dehiscent (comparative more dehiscent, superlative most dehiscent)

  1. (medicine) Of or pertaining to dehiscence, i.e., a rupture, as with a surgical wound opening up, often with a flow of serous fluid
  2. (botany) Which dehisces or presents dehiscence

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