Abscission in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Abscission

the natural shedding of parts of a plant

Examples of Abscission in a sentence

Abscission of leaves occurs during autumn, before winter sets in. 🔊

The process of leaf abscission makes Wendy depressed, as if the tree was becoming deprived of its young. 🔊

In zoology, abscission is the shedding of a body part, such as the claw or husk. 🔊

Abscission of a leaf occurs at the base of the petiole, allowing the entire leaf to shed.  🔊

Because of abscission, leaves, flowers and fruit can discard non-functional or infected organs.  🔊

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