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de·hisce

 (dĭ-hĭs′)
intr.v. de·hisced, de·hisc·ing, de·hisc·es
1. Botany To open at definite places, discharging seeds, pollen, or other contents, as the ripe capsules or pods of some plants.
2. Medicine To rupture or break open, as a surgical wound.

[Latin dehīscere : dē-, de- + hīscere, to split, inchoative of hiāre, to be open.]

dehisce

(dɪˈhɪs)
vb
(Botany) (intr) (of fruits, anthers, etc) to burst open spontaneously, releasing seeds, pollen, etc
[C17: from Latin dēhiscere to split open, from de- + hiscere to yawn, gape]

de•hisce

(dɪˈhɪs)

v.i. -hisced, -hisc•ing.
to burst open, as capsules of plants; gape.
[1650–60; < Latin dēhiscere to gape, part =dē- de- + hiscere to gape, yawn]

dehisce


Past participle: dehisced
Gerund: dehiscing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would dehisce
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dehisce - burst or split open; "flowers dehisce when they release pollen"
push through, break through, erupt, come out - break out; "The tooth erupted and had to be extracted"
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However, it was found that the implant had slipped interiorly from its original position, and it was now visible through the dehisced wound.
2007) provided evidence for two grass species showing that the orbicule density of both dehisced and undehisced anthers did not differ significantly.
No spores could be harvested from the plant recently located as the sori were too old with all the sporangia dehisced.
By electron microscopy, the light chain casts are highly electron dense and may exhibit sharp edges, geometric shapes, and cellular reaction by dehisced tubular epithelial cells, infiltrating leukocytes, and giant cells.
This also has been observed in eastern Nuevo Leon, Mexico, where summer rains dislodged seeds from dehisced fruit and created flow of water among adult plants such that seeds were transported by water.
Specific wounds the device is designed to manage are chronic, acute, traumatic, subacute and dehisced wounds, partial-thickness bums, diabetic and pressure ulcers, flaps, and grafts, extriCARE can be used in acute hospital settings, wound clinics, nursing homes, and inside the home under supervision of a trained healthcare professional, according to the company.
Ten days after the surgery, the duodenostomy dehisced and a roux-en-y duodenojejunostomy was performed.
Wound etiologies included diabetic, pressure, or venous ulcers; dehisced, surgical, or traumatic wounds; and wounds of other etiologies.
In the greenhouse study using Wright's skullcap, 34 scutella were found to have dehisced leaving scales on the plants and scutella on the surface of the potting soil following nine precipitation events (Table 2).
The tracheoplasty dehisced after nine days and was replaced by aortic homograft over a length of 2.
In many cases fruits had dehisced before collection, but we used the number of constrictions in the fruit wall as a surrogate measure of seeds/fruit.