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indehiscent

[in-di-his-uh nt] /ˌɪn dɪˈhɪs ənt/
adjective, Botany, Mycology
1.
not dehiscent; not opening at maturity.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; in-3 + dehiscent
Related forms
indehiscence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for indehiscence

indehiscent

/ˌɪndɪˈhɪsənt/
adjective
1.
(of fruits) not dehiscent; not opening to release seeds
Derived Forms
indehiscence, noun
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indehiscence in Science
indehiscence
  (ĭn'dĭ-hĭs'əns)   
The condition of not splitting open spontaneously at maturity to disperse contents. Used of plant structures such as seed pods. Compare dehiscence.
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