abscisin
noun Etymology: abscision + -in Date: 1961 abscisic acid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Abscisin — Abs|ci|sin* vgl.↑ Abszisin …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • abscisin — ab·scis·in …   English syllables

  • abscisin —   n. a plant hormone causing the fall of leaves in autumn …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abscisin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abscisinsäure — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Abscisinsäure Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • abscissin — noun see abscisin * * * abscissˈin noun same as ↑abscisin (see under ↑abscise) • • • Main Entry: ↑abscind …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abscisic acid — Systematic name (2Z,4E) 5 [(1S) 1 hydroxy 2,6,6 trimethyl 4 oxocyclohex 2 en 1 yl] 3 methylpenta 2,4 dienoic acid …   Wikipedia

  • abscisic acid — /ab sis ik, siz /, Biochem. a growth regulating plant hormone, C15H20O4, that promotes dormancy and the aging and abscission of leaves. [ABSCIS(SION) + IC, on the model of the earlier name abscisin (see IN2), coined in 1961] * * * …   Universalium

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • abscission — noun a) The act or process of cutting off. Not to be cured without the abscission of a member. b) The state of being cut off. See Also: abscise, abscisic, abscisic acid, abscisin, abscissin …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”