cross protection

noun

botany the protection against a viral infection given to a plant by its prior inoculation with a related but milder virus

Nearby words

  1. cross one's fingers,
  2. cross one's mind,
  3. cross over,
  4. cross press,
  5. cross product,
  6. cross ratio,
  7. cross reaction,
  8. cross reference,
  9. cross relation,
  10. cross river

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