-ose

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See also: ose, OSE, osé, and Öse

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -ōsus.

Suffix[edit]

-ose

  1. full of, like
    adiposelike fat
    Synonyms: -ous, -ness, -hood, -ship, -itas, -itude, -th, -ia, -itia, -ity, -ability, -ibility, -icity, -osity

Etymology 2[edit]

From glucose.

Suffix[edit]

-ose

  1. (chemistry) Used to form the names of sugars.
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ose

  1. (chemistry) -ose (suffix used for sugars)
  2. (pathology) -osis (suffix used for diseases)

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed via Latin from Ancient Greek -ωσις (-ōsis, state, abnormal condition, or action), from -όω (-óō) stem verbs + -σις (-sis).

Suffix[edit]

-ose

  1. (pathology) -osis, a functional disease or condition

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ose

  1. (chemistry) -ose, a saccharide (simple sugar)

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ōse

  1. vocative masculine singular of -ōsus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed via Latin from Ancient Greek -ωσις (-ōsis, state, abnormal condition, or action), from -όω (-óō) stem verbs + -σις (-sis).

Suffix[edit]

-ose f

  1. (chiefly biology and chemistry) forms the names of actions and processes; -osis
  2. (pathology) forms the names of functional diseases or conditions; -osis
  3. (chemistry) forms the names of sugars; -ose