cavitoma

noun
cav·​i·​to·​ma | \ ˌkavəˈtōmə \
plural -s

Definition of cavitoma

: a series of changes in cotton fiber involving loss of strength and resulting from the activities of microorganisms

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Other Words from cavitoma

cavitomic \ ¦⸗⸗¦tōmik , -​äm-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for cavitoma

New Latin, from Latin cavitas + New Latin -oma

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“Cavitoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cavitoma. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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