abscisic acid


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ab·scis·ic acid

 (ăb-sĭz′ĭk)
n.
A plant hormone, C15H20O4, that regulates the abscission of leaves, flowers, and fruits, the dormancy of buds and seeds, and other developmental processes and stress responses.

abscisic acid

(æbˈsɪsɪk)
n
a type of acid that causes abscission
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