psorosis

[suh-roh-sis]
noun Plant Pathology.
  1. a disease of citrus trees, characterized by a scaly, rough bark, yellow-flecked leaves, and stunting, caused by a virus.

Origin of psorosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1895–1900; see origin at psora, -osis
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