phytopathogen

noun
phy·​to·​path·​o·​gen | \ ˌfī-tō-ˈpa-thə-jən How to pronounce phytopathogen (audio) \

Definition of phytopathogen

: an organism parasitic on a plant host

Other Words from phytopathogen

phytopathogenic \ ˌfī-​tō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce phytopathogen (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of phytopathogen

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phytopathogen

phyto- + pathogen

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“Phytopathogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytopathogen. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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phytopathogen

noun
phy·​to·​patho·​gen | \ ˌfīt-ō-ˈpath-ə-jən How to pronounce phytopathogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of phytopathogen

: an organism parasitic on a plant host

Other Words from phytopathogen

phytopathogenic \ -​ˌpath-​ə-​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce phytopathogen (audio) \ adjective

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