dermatophytosis etymology

English word dermatophytosis comes from English -osis, English dermatophyte

Detailed word origin of dermatophytosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
dermatophyte English (eng) Any parasitic fungus (mycosis) that infects the skin (tinea, ringworm, jock itch, athlete's foot).. Arthroderma species. Epidermophyton species. Microsporum species. Trichophyton species.
dermatophytosis English (eng) (medicine) A fungal infection of the skin caused by a dermatophyte, ringworm.

Words with the same origin as dermatophytosis

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