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enphytotic

[ en-fahy-tot-ik ]
/ ˌɛn faɪˈtɒt ɪk /
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adjective
(of a plant disease) regularly affecting but not destroying the plants in a given area.
noun
any enphytotic disease.
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Origin of enphytotic

en-2 + Greek phyt(ón) plant + -otic
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British Dictionary definitions for enphytotic

enphytotic
/ (ˌɛnfaɪˈtɒtɪk) /

adjective
(of plant diseases) causing a constant amount of damage each year

Word Origin for enphytotic

C20: from en- ² + -phyte + -otic
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