From Latin ab- (“from, away, outside”) + Late Latin strictio (“act of pressing together”), from Latin strictus (“tightened”). Equivalent to abstrict + -ion.
abstriction (countable and uncountable, plural abstrictions)
- (biology, mycology) A method of spore formation in fungi in which successive portions of the sporophore are cut off through the growth of septa; abjunction.
- ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 , ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 8