Definition of abstriction in English:

abstriction

noun

Biology Mycology
  • Biology. Separation or detachment by constriction; formation by this means; (Mycology) the separation of a spore from a hypha or sporangiophore, especially by narrowing of the connecting tissue and usually preceded by the formation of a septum.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From ab- + classical Latin strictiōn-, strictiō striction.

Pronunciation:

abstriction

/əbˈstrɪkʃn/