abjunction

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (away) +‎ junction (to join)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /æbˈd͡ʒʌŋk.ʃən/
  • Hyphenation: ab‧junc‧tion

Noun[edit]

abjunction (countable and uncountable, plural abjunctions)

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