cyanosis etymology

English word cyanosis comes from English -osis, English cyano-

Detailed word origin of cyanosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
cyano- English (eng) (chemistry) derived from cyanogen or cyanide. Dark blue-green in colour.
cyanosis English (eng) (pathology) A blue discolouration of the skin due to the circulation of blood low in oxygen.

Words with the same origin as cyanosis

Descendants of -osis
acidosis amyloidosis cirrhosis dermatophytosis fibrosis halitosis hemochromatosis hypnosis ketoacidosis koilocytosis leptospirosis leukosis lipofuscinosis lycoperdonosis mannosidosis mucolipidosis narcosis neurotic psittacosis psychosis sarcoidosis siderosis toxoplasmosis trichinosis
Descendants of cyano-