abscission - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abscission
It had the word sciss(scissors) in it.Scissors are used for Cutting,seperating..
ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation
"abscission" sounds like "Recession"..nw a days companies are cutting their employs due to recession.
its from word abscissnic acid which causes cutting of bud off the plant. so abscission is cutting off
Imagin word in following way "absc I ssion". Here " I " is separating "absc" and "ssion". SO it is nothing but cutting these words.
rootword meaning ab(away)scission(scissors)=== scissors cut away anything in two parts
it may be from abscissa,i.e X-axis, X is crossed or cut off
Using word roots, abs=away or off and cis=cut/kill, hence abs+cis+sion= cut something off