apostaxis

noun ap·o·stax·is \ˌapəˈstaksə̇s\

Definition of apostaxis

plural

apostaxes

\-kˌsēz\

botany

  1. :  an abnormal exudation

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Origin and Etymology of apostaxis

New Latin, from Greek apostaxis drippings, from apostazein to drip off, from apo- + stazein to drip — more at stagnate


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