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dehisce

(dĕ'his),
To burst.

dehisce

(dĭ-hĭs′)
intr.v. de·hisced, de·hiscing, de·hisces
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.

dehisce

verb To have opened, as may occur in a recently closed wound in which the sutures or staples have failed.
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Although anther dehiscence takes place on the 1st day of flower opening, a very small amount of pollen i.e., 7.7 [+ or -] 0.41 % is seen to be dispersed from the anthers on that day, as deduced from the pollen count of the dehisced anthers on the 2nd day morning.
The juvenile, immature and mature phenostages of both archegonia and antheridia of Rhynchostegium tenuifolium peaked in summer but dehisced stages peaked in autumn.
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.
The nymphal body had dehisced down the back, a divide so clean it looked like the work of a surgeon; and the new body, white and waxen, was humping through the cleft.
T initially repaired the hernia 4 months ago, but the wound margins had dehisced. He had performed the procedure at his ambulatory care surgical suite with help from his surgical assistant.
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).
Seeds fall just below the plant from dehisced capsules and become dormant, showing a long drawn out sequence of seedling emergence.
The tracheoplasty dehisced after nine days and was replaced by aortic homograft over a length of 2.5 cm and diameter of 12 mm extending to the carina.
Petunia interior is best characterized by the unique morphology of anthers: evidently channeled lobes of the dehisced anther (Fig.
To determine the date the tagged bolls matured (defined as when the sutures dehisced naturally or under pressure between the thumb and forefinger), tagged bolls from the 10 plants in each plot were monitored daily beginning about 35 d after the first flowers were tagged.
polita (Ashmead) (Table 1) were also found; one cluster with 14 galls had not dehisced, and the other four were in the leaf litter at the base of plants.