heliosis etymology

English word heliosis comes from English -osis, English helio- (Concerning the sun.)

Detailed word origin of heliosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
helio- English (eng) Concerning the sun.
heliosis English (eng) Exposure to the sun. Scorching of plants by the sun. Sunburn. Sunstroke.

Words with the same origin as heliosis

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 helio-
apheliotropic heliobacterium heliocentric heliogram heliography heliolater heliolatitude heliolatry heliomagnetic heliophile heliophobia heliophysics helioseismic helioseismological helioseismologist helioseismology heliosheath heliosynchronous heliotaxis heliotheist heliotheistic heliotherapeutic heliothermic heliotropic