phytopathology

[fahy-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee]
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Origin of phytopathology

First recorded in 1860–65; phyto- + pathology
Related formsphy·to·path·o·log·i·cal [fahy-toh-path-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌfaɪ toʊˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, phy·to·path·o·log·ic, adjectivephy·to·pa·thol·o·gist, noun
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Related Words for phytopathology

phytopathology

British Dictionary definitions for phytopathology

phytopathology

noun
  1. the branch of botany concerned with diseases of plants
Derived Formsphytopathological (ˌfaɪtəʊˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivephytopathologist, noun
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phytopathology in Science

phytopathology

[fī′tō-pə-thŏlə-jē]
  1. The scientific study of plant diseases and their causes, processes, and effects.
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