fibrotic etymology

English word fibrotic comes from English -ic, English fibrosis

Detailed word origin of fibrotic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
fibrosis English (eng) (medicine) The formation of (excess) fibrous connective tissue in an organ.
fibrotic English (eng) Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting fibrosis.

Words with the same origin as fibrotic

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Descendants of fibrosis