oleocellosis

noun
ole·​o·​cel·​lo·​sis | \ ˌōlēōˌseˈlōsə̇s \
plural oleocelloses\ -​ˈlōˌsēz \

Definition of oleocellosis

: a spotting of citrus fruits by oil liberated from the oil glands of the rind

called also green spot

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History and Etymology for oleocellosis

New Latin, from ole- + International Scientific Vocabulary cell + New Latin -osis

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“Oleocellosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oleocellosis. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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