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- (pathology) Suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation, itself often caused by an infection.
- (humorous) Used to form the names of various fictitious afflictions or diseases.
- What to Do About Senioritis: Make Your Senior Year Count, College Board. Accessed April 4, 2008.
Derived terms 
(pathology) diseases characterized by inflammation
(humorous) fictional diseases
suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation
suffix denoting fictitious afflictions or diseases
- ^ -itis. Dictionary.com.
- ^ What to Do About Senioritis: Make Your Senior Year Count