Definition of polyhedrosis in English:

polyhedrosis

noun

Entomology
  • A fatal disease of caterpillars characterized by the presence of polyhedral virus particles.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Science. From polyhedr- + -osis.

Pronunciation

polyhedrosis

/ˌpɒlɪhɪˈdrəʊsɪs/