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psorosis

[ suh-roh-sis ]
/ səˈroʊ sɪs /
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noun Plant Pathology.

a disease of citrus trees, characterized by a scaly, rough bark, yellow-flecked leaves, and stunting, caused by a virus.

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Origin of psorosis

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