indehiscent

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in·de·his·cent

 (ĭn′dĭ-hĭs′ənt)
adj. Botany
Not splitting open at maturity: indehiscent fruit.

in′de·his′cence n.

indehiscent

(ˌɪndɪˈhɪsənt)
adj
(Botany) (of fruits) not dehiscent; not opening to release seeds
ˌindeˈhiscence n

in•de•his•cent

(ˌɪn dɪˈhɪs ənt)

adj.
not splitting open at maturity to discharge seeds or spores: indehiscent fruit.
in`de•his′cence, n.
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Adj.1.indehiscent - (of e.g. fruits) not opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds
dehiscent - (of e.g. fruits and anthers) opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds
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