leptonecrosis

noun
lep·​to·​necrosis | \ ¦lep(ˌ)tō+ \

Definition of leptonecrosis

: a necrosis of the phloem tissues

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History and Etymology for leptonecrosis

New Latin, from English leptome + New Latin necrosis

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“Leptonecrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leptonecrosis. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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