plant tumoursmedical dictionary

A localised proliferation of plant tissue forming a swelling or outgrowth, commonly with a characteristic shape and unlike any organ of the normal plant. Plant tumours or galls usually form in response to the action of a pathogen or a pest.

American spelling: plant tumors

(12 Dec 1998)

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