adrenalitis etymology

English word adrenalitis comes from English adrenal, English -itis

Detailed word origin of adrenalitis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
adrenal English (eng) Near the kidneys.. Pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions. An adrenal gland.
-itis English (eng) (humorous) Used to form the names of various fictitious afflictions or diseases.. (pathology) Suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation, itself often caused by an infection.
adrenalitis English (eng) (pathology) Inflammation of one or both adrenal glands, leading to an insufficiency of cortisol and/or aldosterone.

Words with the same origin as adrenalitis

Descendants of -itis
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