-osis

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See also: osis

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -ωσις (-ōsis, state, abnormal condition, or action), from -όω (-óō) stem verbs + -σις (-sis).[1]

Suffix[edit]

-osis (plural -oses)

  1. (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis
  2. process, action
  3. formation, increase

Usage notes[edit]

Corresponding adjectives are formed using -otic.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 29 November 2018, archived from the original on 5 February 2014

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English -osis, French -ose, Italian -ose, Portuguese -ose/Spanish -osis, Russian -оз (-oz), all ultimately via Latin from Ancient Greek -ωσις (-ōsis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-osis

  1. (pathology) forms nouns from nouns, denoting functional disease or condition; -itis
    neuro- (neuro- (“nerve”)) + ‎-osis → ‎neurosis (neurosis)
    tuberculo (tubercle) + ‎-osis → ‎tuberculosis (tuberculosis)
    halito (breath) + ‎-osis → ‎halitosis (halitosis)

Usage notes[edit]

  • A corresponding adjectival suffix is -otic.

Derived terms[edit]

Category Interlingua terms suffixed with -osis not found

References[edit]


Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ōsīs

  1. dative/ablative masculine/feminine/neuter plural of -ōsus

Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-osis f (plural -osis)

  1. (pathology) -osis

Derived terms[edit]