Dissolving; liquefying by contact with the air; capable of attracting moisture from the atmosphere and becoming liquid; as, deliquescent salts.
deliquesce; deliquescence. Deliquescent compounds absorb so much moisture from the air that they dissolve. Examples are calcium chloride and sodium hydroxide.
(lamellae and/or basidiocarps) becoming liquid after maturing.
(especially of certain salts) becoming liquid by absorbing moisture from the air
Branching so that the stem is lost in branches, as in most deciduous trees.
To ramify into fine divisions, such as abnormal numbers of buds, twigs, branches, or leaves, e.g., witches' broom development. Fin. Swe.
Deliquescent branching is a type of branching that is exhibited by an oak or maple tree. There is a short main trunk with irregular branching above the short main trunk. This is also known as Sympodial Branching.
branching in such a way that the stem is lost in the branches; the main stem branching into numerous smaller ones, e.g., American elm is a deliquescent tree branching without a continuous main stem.