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- noun biochemistry, dated A
plant hormonecontrolling the dropping off or abscissionof certain plant parts, notably the leaves of trees in autumn or cotton bolls.
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abscission + -in
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jmjarmstrong commented on the word abscissin
JM is investigating the commercialisation of abscissin as an alternative to razors.
August 25, 2009