endoxerosis

noun en·do·xerosis \¦en(ˌ)dō+\

Definition of endoxerosis

plural

endoxeroses

  1. :  a physiological disease of citrus causing the juice sacs especially in the stylar end of the fruit to collapse and leave a hollow region

endoxerotic

\"+\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of endoxerosis

New Latin, from end- + xer- + -osis


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