Definition of Abjoint

1. Verb. (context: transitive botany mycology) To form by cutting off as a protuberance from the mother cell. ¹



2. Verb. (context: intransitive botany mycology) To separate from the hypha of a fungus by the formation of a septum. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abjoint

1. to cut off by forming a septum [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abjoint

abjad numerals
abjads
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abjectedness
abjecter
abjectest
abjecting
abjections
abjective
abjectly
abjectnesses
abjects
abjoint (current term)
abjointed
abjointing
abjoints
abjudge
abjudged
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abjudicate
abjudicated
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abjudicating
abjudication
abjudications
abjueror

Literary usage of Abjoint

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"... filaments that abjoint sperms which are no longer functional. It is of course uncertain whether the " fertile cells " are morphologically the original ..."

2. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... origin of living organisms from non-living matter. abjoint' (ab + joint), to delimit by septa or jointe ; a hybrid word. ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner Von Marilaun (1902)
"... and that some of these branches abjoint clusters of spores whilst the others develop into a sheath enveloping the assemblage of spores thus produced. ..."

4. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"The conidiophores are slender, erect, and unbranched. At their tip they abjoint spores which FIG.. Principal species of the genus Aspergillus, continued. a, ..."

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