Definition of resinosis in English:

resinosis

noun

Botany
  • An abnormal condition in conifers marked by abundant discharge of resin from the root or lower part of the stem, whether due to attack by a fungus (especially the honey fungus, Armillariella mellea) or any other cause.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. From resin + -osis, after German Resinosis.

Pronunciation

resinosis

/ˌrɛzɪˈnəʊsɪs/