septicidal

[ sep-tuh-sahyd-l ]
/ ˌsɛp təˈsaɪd l /

adjective Botany.

(of a capsule) dehiscing lengthwise along a septum.
Related formssep·ti·cid·al·ly, adverb
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septicidal

/ (ˌsɛptɪˈsaɪdəl) /

adjective

botany (of a dehiscence) characterized by splitting along the partitions of the seed capsule

Derived Formssepticidally, adverb

Word Origin for septicidal

C19: from septi- ² + -cidal
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