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abscise

(ăb-sīz′)
v. ab·scised, ab·scising, ab·scises
v.tr.
To cut off; remove.
v.intr.
To shed by abscission.

abscise

to cut off or remove.
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sativa characteristically abscises and falls to the ground, and while the content of resin in the foliage is much lower than in the inflorescence glands, the fallen leaves doubtless contribute to allelopathic protection.
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In some species as Hemerocallis, the entire flower abscises after the perianth collapses.