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Words related to abscise

shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue

remove or separate by abscission

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Although the smooth mericarps of Salvia lack bristles, hooks or other means of attaching to animals, the calyces of some species readily abscise at fruit maturity and are richly endowed with hooks or sticky trichomes, which can adhere the calyx--and enclosed fruit--to passing animals, including people.
Water stress-induced abscises acid accumulation triggers the increased generation of reactive oxygen species and up-regulates the activities of antioxidante enzymes in maize leaves.
In nature, cocoons fall to the ground when the tulip tree leaf enclosing them abscises (Tuskes et al.
We observe that the abscises axis appears divided into two equal parts, taking as cut-off point the value of 0.
The proposed MATLAB function follows these steps to obtain two vectors named: xR -vector containing the abscises and zR -vector containing the height of the points from theoretical profile.