foot rotfoot rot
- ⌂ an infection which causes rotting of the stem base and crown of a plant, caused by various microorganisms
- a disease of cattle and sheep caused by a bacterium (Sphaerophorus necrophorus) and characterized by necrosis of the tissue in and around the hoofs
- A degenerative bacterial infection of the feet in certain hoofed animals, especially cattle or sheep, often resulting in loss of the hoof.
- A fungal disease of plants in which the stem or trunk rots at its base.