endoxerosis

noun

en·​do·​xerosis
¦en(ˌ)dō+
plural endoxeroses
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Endoxerosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endoxerosis. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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