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1. Botany The spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents.
2. Medicine A rupture or splitting open, as of a surgical wound, or of an organ or structure to discharge its contents.
(Botany) (of fruits, anthers, etc) opening spontaneously to release seeds or pollen