Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: indehiscent  ,in-di'hi-sunt
  1. (of e.g. fruits) not opening spontaneously at maturity to release seeds
    "Indehiscent fruit bodies are thought to have developed from suppression of the naturally occurring mechanisms"

See also: dehiscence

Antonym: dehiscent

Encyclopedia: Indehiscent