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1. Biology: the release of materials by the splitting open of an organ or tissue.
2. Botany: the natural bursting open of capsules, fruits, anthers, etc., for the discharge of their contents.
3. Surgery: the bursting open of a surgically closed wound.
Posted by Bill Vallicella on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 03:37 AM in Language Matters, Sage Advice, Vocabulary | Permalink
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