Definition of dehiscence in English:

dehiscence

Pronunciation /dəˈhisns/ /dəˈhɪsns/

noun

technical
  • The splitting or bursting open of a pod or wound.

    ‘a hard, dry seed is shed from the plant after dehiscence of the mature fruit’
    • ‘two implants failed due to wound dehiscences in the postoperative period’

Origin

Early 19th century from dehisce + -ence.