abjoint

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ab- (away) +‎ joint (join)

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæbˌd͡ʒɔɪnt/, /æbˈd͡ʒɔɪnt/

VerbEdit

abjoint (third-person singular simple present abjoints, present participle abjointing, simple past and past participle abjointed)

  1. (transitive, botany, mycology) To form by cutting off as a protusion from a parent cell.
  2. (intransitive, botany, mycology) To separate from the hypha of a fungus by the formation of a septum.

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Last modified on 15 June 2013, at 23:41