Definitions for "Dehiscence"
Keywords:  anther, gape, suture, rupture, wound
The act of gaping.
A gaping or bursting open along a definite line of attachment or suture, without tearing, as in the opening of pods, or the bursting of capsules at maturity so as to emit seeds, etc.; also, the bursting open of follicles, as in the ovaries of animals, for the expulsion of their contents.
The spontaneous opening of a closed structure, along certain lines or in definite a direction to release the contents
Keywords:  gingival, clefting, margin, defect
A clefting defect in the gingival margin.
A disruption or separation of the ring from the annulus.
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Oxford English Dictionary