laminitis etymology

English word laminitis comes from English lamina, English -itis

Detailed word origin of laminitis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lamina English (eng) (anatomy) A thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra.. (botany) The flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade.. (geology) A fine layer that occurs in sedimentary rocks.. A very thin layer of material.
-itis English (eng) (humorous) Used to form the names of various fictitious afflictions or diseases.. (pathology) Suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation, itself often caused by an infection.
laminitis English (eng) (veterinary medicine) A disease of the digital laminae of the hoof.

Words with the same origin as laminitis

Descendants of lamina
lamalginite lamin
Descendants of -itis
adrenalitis appendicitis capitalitis colitis conjunctivitis encephalitic fasciitis gastritis gingivitis gnathitis hyaloiditis itis lazyitis lymph lymphatic mediastinitis osteomyelitis pancreatitis phlebitis recessionitis retinitis sinusitis tendonitis vesiculitis