phytosis

noun
phy·​to·​sis | \ fīˈtōsə̇s \
plural phytoses\ -​ōˌsēz \

Definition of phytosis

: an infection with or a disease caused by parasitic plants

History and Etymology for phytosis

New Latin, from phyt- + -osis

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“Phytosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytosis. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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