Dehisce in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dehisce

to divide something open by splitting across a natural line

Examples of Dehisce in a sentence

As the surgeon used a scalpel to dehisce the patient’s skin, blood and pus broke free.  🔊

Because a few of the nuts were not ready to dehisce, the farmer gathered the pecans that were ready to be busted open.  🔊

The botanist explained that when the antler lobes inside a plant dehisce, they cleave open and pollen is released.  🔊

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