cyrtosis

[ ser-toh-sis ]
/ sərˈtoʊ sɪs /

noun

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

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Origin of cyrtosis

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