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phytopathology

[fahy-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee] /ˌfaɪ toʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi/
noun
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; phyto- + pathology
Related forms
phytopathological
[fahy-toh-path-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌfaɪ toʊˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
phytopathologic, adjective
phytopathologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for phytopathology

phytopathology

/ˌfaɪtəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of botany concerned with diseases of plants
Derived Forms
phytopathological (ˌfaɪtəʊˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
phytopathologist, noun
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phytopathology
  (fī'tō-pə-thŏl'ə-jē)   
The scientific study of plant diseases and their causes, processes, and effects.
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