/ (ɡʌˈməʊsɪs) /
the abnormal production of excessive gum in certain trees, esp fruit trees, as a result of wounding, infection, adverse weather conditions, severe pruning, etc
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Word Origin for gummosis
C19: from New Latin; see gumma
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