endosepsis

noun
en·​do·​sep·​sis | \ ˌendəˈsepsə̇s \
plural endosepses\ -​pˌsēz \

Definition of endosepsis

: an internal rotting of figs caused by a fungus (Fusarium moniliforme fici) introduced by the fig wasp during pollination

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History and Etymology for endosepsis

New Latin, from end- + Greek sēpsis putrefaction, decay

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“Endosepsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endosepsis. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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