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cyrtosis

[ ser-toh-sis ]

noun

  1. Pathology. any abnormal curvature of the spine or of the extremities.
  2. Plant Pathology. a viral disease of the cotton plant, characterized by stunted and distorted growth.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cyrtosis1

< New Latin < Greek kyrt ( ós ) curved, arched, round + -ōsis -osis

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