hybosis

noun
hy·​bo·​sis | \ hīˈbōsə̇s, hə̇ˈ- \
plural hyboses\ -​ōˌsēz \ also hybosises

Definition of hybosis

: a virus disease of cotton in which the leaves are reduced and distorted

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History and Etymology for hybosis

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 29 Nov. 2020.

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