leptospirosis etymology

English word leptospirosis comes from English -osis, Translingual Leptospira

Detailed word origin of leptospirosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
Leptospira Translingual (mul) A taxonomic genus within the family Leptospiraceae – spirochaete bacteria, including a small number of pathogenic and saprophytic species.
leptospirosis English (eng) An acute, infectious, febrile disease of both humans and animals, caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira.

Words with the same origin as leptospirosis

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