hybosis

noun

hy·​bo·​sis
hīˈbōsə̇s,
hə̇ˈ-
plural hyboses
-ōˌsēz
also hybosises
: a virus disease of cotton in which the leaves are reduced and distorted

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek hybos hump + New Latin -osis

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“Hybosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hybosis. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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