cercosporiosis

noun
cer·​cos·​po·​ri·​o·​sis | \ (ˌ)sərˌkäspərēˈōsə̇s \
plural cercosporioses\ -​ōˌsēz \

Definition of cercosporiosis

: a disease of plants caused by fungi of the genus Cercospora

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History and Etymology for cercosporiosis

New Latin, from Cercospora + -i- + -osis

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“Cercosporiosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cercosporiosis. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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