choroiditis etymology

English word choroiditis comes from English -itis, English choroid

Detailed word origin of choroiditis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
choroid English (eng) (anatomy) The vascular layer of the eye lying between the retina and the sclera.
choroiditis English (eng) (pathology) inflammation of the choroid.

Words with the same origin as choroiditis

Descendants of -itis
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