Origin of dehiscence
Related formsde·his·cent, adjectivenon·de·his·cent, adjective
Examples from the Web for dehiscence
The opening or dehiscence of the anthers to discharge their contents takes place either by clefts, by valves, or by pores.
But some fruits are indehiscent, falling to Dehiscence of fruits.
The dehiscence is very remarkable, characteristic, beautiful.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
This isolated example thus appears to approach the Bryales in its mode of dehiscence.
In these the dehiscence extends all round, or is circumscissile.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray