cyrtosis

noun
cyr·​to·​sis | \ -ˈtōsə̇s \
plural cyrtoses\ -​ˌsēz \

Definition of cyrtosis

: a virus disease of cotton characterized by dwarfing, distortion, discolorations, and abnormal branching

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History and Etymology for cyrtosis

New Latin, from Greek kyrtōsis bulging, from kyrt- cyrt- + -ōsis -osis

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“Cyrtosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyrtosis. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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