abjoint

verb
ab·​joint | \(ˈ)ab¦jȯint\

Definition of abjoint 

transitive verb

: to form by cutting off (as a protuberance from a mother cell)

intransitive verb

: to separate by means of a cross wall (as of certain cells and of fungal spores cut off from hyphal tips)

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First Known Use of abjoint

1887, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for abjoint

ab- entry 1 + joint

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