dehisce

  • 1 Dehisce — De*hisce , v. i. [L. dehiscere; de + hiscere to gape.] To gape; to open by dehiscence. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dehisce — ► VERB technical ▪ gape or burst open. DERIVATIVES dehiscence noun dehiscent adjective. ORIGIN Latin dehiscere, from hiscere begin to gape …

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  • 3 dehisce — [dē his′] vi. dehisced, dehiscing [L dehiscere < de , off + hiscere, to gape, inchoative of hiare: see HIATUS] to split open along definite structural lines, as the seedpods of legumes, lilies, etc …

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  • 4 dehisce — verb /dɪˈhɪs/ a) To burst or split open at definite places, discharging seeds, or pollen, or other contents, as the ripe pods of some plants. Anthers dehisce when the flower opens. b) To …

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  • 5 dehisce — intransitive verb (dehisced; dehiscing) Etymology: Latin dehiscere to split open, from de + hiscere to gape; akin to Latin hiare to yawn more at yawn Date: 1657 to split along a natural line; also to discharge contents by so splitting < seedpods… …

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  • 6 dehisce — /di his /, v.i., dehisced, dehiscing. to burst open, as capsules of plants; gape. [1650 60; < L dehiscere to gape, part, equiv. to de DE + hiscere to gape, yawn (hi(are) to yawn + scere inchoative suffix)] * * * …

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  • 7 dehisce — de·hisce di his vi, de·hisced; de·hisc·ing to undergo dehiscence …

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  • 8 dehisce — v. burst or split open; gape …

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  • 9 dehisce — [dɪ hɪs] verb technical (of a pod or seed vessel, or of a cut or wound) gape or burst open. Derivatives dehiscence noun dehiscent adjective Origin C17: from L. dehiscere, from de away + hiscere begin to gape …

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  • 10 dehisce — v. n. Open, gape, gape open, yawn …

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  • 11 dehisce — de·hisce …

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  • 12 dehisce — de•hisce [[t]dɪˈhɪs[/t]] v. i. hisced, hisc•ing bot to burst open, as capsules of plants; gape • Etymology: 1650–60; < L dēhiscere to gape, part =dē de +hiscere to gape, yawn …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 dehisce — /dəˈhɪs/ (say duh his) verb (i) (dehisced, dehiscing) to gape; burst open, as capsules of plants. {Latin dehiscere} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 dehisce — v.intr. gape or burst open (esp. of a pod or seed vessel or of a cut or wound). Derivatives: dehiscence n. dehiscent adj. Etymology: L dehiscere (as DE , hiscere incept. of hiare gape) …

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  • 15 dehiscence — dehisce ► VERB technical ▪ gape or burst open. DERIVATIVES dehiscence noun dehiscent adjective. ORIGIN Latin dehiscere, from hiscere begin to gape …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 dehiscent — dehisce ► VERB technical ▪ gape or burst open. DERIVATIVES dehiscence noun dehiscent adjective. ORIGIN Latin dehiscere, from hiscere begin to gape …

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  • 17 plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …

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  • 18 Fruit — For other uses, see Fruit (disambiguation). Several culinary fruits …

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  • 19 Maize — This article is about the cereal grain, primarily known as corn in the United States. For other uses, see Maize (disambiguation). Corn redirects here. For other uses, see Corn (disambiguation). Maize Illustration depicting both male and female… …

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  • 20 Acanthocephala — Taxobox name = Acanthocephala image width = 240px image caption = Adult Pomphorhynchus in a Bluefish ( Pomatomus saltatrix ) regnum = Animalia subregnum = Eumetazoa unranked phylum = Bilateria superphylum = Platyzoa phylum = Acanthocephala phylum …

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