the layer of specialized, cutinized parenchyma cells that develops in the abscission zone, the disintegration of which causes abscission.
a layer of parenchyma cells that is formed at the bases of fruits, flowers, and leaves before abscission. As the parenchyma disintegrates, the organ becomes separated from the plant
- Abscission zone
the zone at the base of a leaf petiole, fruit stalk, or branch in which the abscission layer develops.
to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money. Contemporary Examples The Hashemites will not just surrender power and abscond to South Kensington. What A Romney Win Means For Israel Bernard Avishai November 4, 2012 Historical Examples I wondered what upon earth had […]
a person who ; absconder.
hiding, especially to avoid legal proceedings.
to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money. Contemporary Examples Agencies know from experience that their best bet is not to actively look for the absconder, but to wait and watch family members. Trust Me, Dominique, Don’t Run Mansfield Frazier May 17, […]