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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
I dehisce
you dehisce
he/she/it dehisces
we dehisce
you dehisce
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Preterite
I dehisced
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he/she/it dehisced
we dehisced
you dehisced
they dehisced
Present Continuous
I am dehiscing
you are dehiscing
he/she/it is dehiscing
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you are dehiscing
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Present Perfect
I have dehisced
you have dehisced
he/she/it has dehisced
we have dehisced
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Past Continuous
I was dehiscing
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they were dehiscing
Past Perfect
I had dehisced
you had dehisced
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Future
I will dehisce
you will dehisce
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Future Perfect
I will have dehisced
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Future Continuous
I will be dehiscing
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you will be dehiscing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dehiscing
you have been dehiscing
he/she/it has been dehiscing
we have been dehiscing
you have been dehiscing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dehiscing
you will have been dehiscing
he/she/it will have been dehiscing
we will have been dehiscing
you will have been dehiscing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dehiscing
you had been dehiscing
he/she/it had been dehiscing
we had been dehiscing
you had been dehiscing
they had been dehiscing
Conditional
I would dehisce
you would dehisce
he/she/it would dehisce
we would dehisce
you would dehisce
they would dehisce
Past Conditional
I would have dehisced
you would have dehisced
he/she/it would have dehisced
we would have dehisced
you would have dehisced
they would have dehisced
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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