elastosis etymology

English word elastosis comes from English -osis, English elastic

Detailed word origin of elastosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
elastic English (eng) (countable) An elastic band.. (uncountable) An elastic material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs. (economics) Sensitive to changes in price.. Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials.. Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an [...]
elastosis English (eng) (pathology) The degeneration of elastic tissue.

Words with the same origin as elastosis

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