Meaning of dehiscent in English:

dehiscent

Pronunciation /diːˈhɪs(ə)nt/

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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.