insection

noun
in·​sec·​tion | \ ə̇nˈsekshən \

Definition of insection

: a notched or segmented part insections of a leaf margin

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History and Etymology for insection

Late Latin insection-, insectio incision, from Latin insectus (past participle of insecare to cut into) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Insection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insection. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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