keratosic etymology

English word keratosic comes from English -ic, English keratosis ((medicine) The condition of keratin growing on the skin.)

Detailed word origin of keratosic

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”.
keratosis English (eng) (medicine) The condition of keratin growing on the skin.
keratosic English (eng) Relating to keratosis.

Words with the same origin as keratosic

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Descendants of keratosis