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phytopathology

[ fahy-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌfaɪ toʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

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Origin of phytopathology

First recorded in 1860–65; phyto- + pathology

OTHER WORDS FROM phytopathology

phy·to·path·o·log·i·cal [fahy-toh-path-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌfaɪ toʊˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, phy·to·path·o·log·ic, adjectivephy·to·pa·thol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phytopathology

phytopathology
/ (ˌfaɪtəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of botany concerned with diseases of plants

Derived forms of phytopathology

phytopathological (ˌfaɪtəʊˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivephytopathologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for phytopathology

phytopathology
[ fī′tō-pə-thŏlə-jē ]

The scientific study of plant diseases and their causes, processes, and effects.
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