dehiscence dehiscence

Definition(s):

  • (n) (biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound

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  • Julie Redfern Can Hear Eyeballs Move Due to Rare Condition

    A woman has extremely acute hearing, so much so that he is able to hear her own body fluids moving around. Julie Redfern, 47, has superior canal dehiscence syndrome (SCDS), which causes her to hear her brain move, her heartbeat, and her eyeballs squeak. Redfern works as a receptionist, and said the condition is so severe that her vision pulsates with the rhythm of the phone ringing. "It's very ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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