noun xan·tho·sis \zanˈthōsə̇s\

Definition of xanthosis



  1. 1 :  yellow discoloration of the skin from abnormal causes

  2. 2 :  a virus disease of the strawberry plant characterized by crinkling and curling, yellowing and dwarfing of the leaves, and stunting of the entire plant

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Origin and Etymology of xanthosis

New Latin, from xanth- + -osis

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