Meaning of dehiscent in English:

dehiscent

adjective

technical
  • (of a pod or wound) characterized by splitting or bursting open.

    ‘mature fruits are dehiscent capsules that break open upon ground impact’
    ‘a wide dehiscent fracture line’

Origin

Mid 17th century from dehisce + -ent.

Pronunciation

dehiscent

/diːˈhɪs(ə)nt/