granulosis

noun
gran·​u·​lo·​sis | \ ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce granulosis (audio) \
plural granuloses\ ˌgran-​yə-​ˈlō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce granuloses (audio) \

Definition of granulosis

: any of several diseases of lepidopteran larvae marked by minute granular inclusions in infected cells and caused by viruses (genus Granulovirus of the family Baculoviridae)

First Known Use of granulosis

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for granulosis

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“Granulosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/granulosis. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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