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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.
Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From ab- + classical Latin strictiōn-, strictiō striction.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.