koilocytosis etymology

English word koilocytosis comes from English -osis, English koilocyte

Detailed word origin of koilocytosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
koilocyte English (eng) A squamous epithelial cell that has undergone a number of structural changes as a result of infection of the cell by human papillomavirus.
koilocytosis English (eng) The presence of koilocytes as a result of viral infection.

Words with the same origin as koilocytosis

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