Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun abscission

2 senses of abscission

Sense 1
abscission -- (shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant)
       => shedding, sloughing -- (the process whereby something is shed)

Sense 2
abscission, cutting off -- (the act of cutting something off)
       => removal, remotion -- (the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy")

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