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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