enphytotic

enphytotic

[en-fahy-tot-ik]
adjective
1.
(of a plant disease) regularly affecting but not destroying the plants in a given area.
noun
2.
any enphytotic disease.

Origin:
en-2 + Greek phyt(ón) plant + -otic

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enphytotic (ˌɛnfaɪˈtɒtɪk)
 
adj
(of plant diseases) causing a constant amount of damage each year
 
[C20: from en-² + -phyte + -otic]

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