abscission zone


noun Botany.

the zone at the base of a leaf petiole, fruit stalk, or branch in which the abscission layer develops.

Nearby words

  1. abscise,
  2. abscisic acid,
  3. abscissa,
  4. abscission,
  5. abscission layer,
  6. abscond,
  7. abscondee,
  8. abscondence,
  9. abscopal,
  10. abscopal effect

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