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Noun Concept
Categories: Plant physiology, Plant morphology, Fruit morphology
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dehiscence
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(biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound WordNet 3.0
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(biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Dehiscence is the splitting, at maturity, along a built-in line of weakness in a plant structure in order to release its contents, and is common among fruits, anthers and sporangia. Wikipedia
The spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents Wikipedia Disambiguation
Splitting at maturity along a built-in line of weakness in a plant structure in order to release its contents, and is common among fruits, anthers and sporangia Wikidata
Opening of an organ by its own means (such as an anther or a seed pod) to release its contents. Wiktionary
(botany) opening of an organ by its own means. Wiktionary (translation)