Phyllophobia



noun

a fear of leaves
Word Origin

phyllo- ‘leaf’

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  • Phyllophore

    [fil-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈfɪl əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/ noun, Botany. 1. the terminal bud of a stem, especially of the stem of a palm.

  • Phylloplane

    /ˈfɪləʊˌpleɪn/ noun 1. (ecology) the surface of a leaf considered as a habitat, esp for microorganisms Also called phyllosphere



  • Phyllopod

    [fil-uh-pod] /ˈfɪl əˌpɒd/ noun 1. any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.

  • Phylloquinone

    [fil-oh-kwi-nohn, -kwin-ohn] /ˌfɪl oʊ kwɪˈnoʊn, -ˈkwɪn oʊn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. . /ˌfɪləʊkwɪˈnəʊn/ noun 1. a viscous fat-soluble liquid occurring in plants: essential for the production of prothrombin, required in blood clotting. Formula: C31H46O2 Also vitamin K1 phylloquinone (fĭl’ə-kwĭn’ōn’, -kwī’nōn’) See vitamin K1.



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