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Origin of dehiscence
OTHER WORDS FROM dehiscencede·his·cent, adjectivenon·de·his·cent, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dehiscent
The order is easily distinguished by the hard, dry, woody texture of the leaves and the dehiscent fruits.
The Capsule, the dry and dehiscent fruit of any compound pistil.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Fruit dry and dehiscent; the pods (follicles) opening down the ventral suture, many-rarely few-seeded.
From the latter it is also distinct in its dehiscent cone and in its seed.The Genus Pinus|George Russell Shaw
Dehiscent into the cavity of a cell through the dorsal suture.