abjunction

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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.