abjunction


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abjunction

(æbˈdʒʌŋkʃən)
n
(Biology) biology the act of cutting off part of a mycelium or spore by forming a septum

ab•stric•tion

(æbˈstrɪk ʃən)

n.
a method of spore formation in fungi in which successive portions of the sporophore are cut off through the growth of septa; abjunction.
[1640–50; ab- + Late Latin strictiō constriction. See strict, -tion]
ab•strict (æbˈstrɪkt) v.i.