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- verb transitive, biology, mycology To cut off, as in
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From Latin ab ("by") + stringō ("to draw tight")
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biocon commented on the word abstrict
Abstrict (transitive and intransitive verb) means "to separate by constriction" (Oxford English Dictionary).
June 23, 2011