leukosis etymology

English word leukosis comes from English -osis, English leuko- ((biology) leucocyte. Colourless. White.)

Detailed word origin of leukosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
leuko- English (eng) (biology) leucocyte. Colourless. White.
leukosis English (eng) (pathology) An abnormally large number of leukocytes, or the tissue that produces them.

Words with the same origin as leukosis

Descendants of -osis
acidosis amyloidosis cirrhosis cyanosis dermatophytosis fibrosis halitosis hemochromatosis hypnosis ketoacidosis koilocytosis leptospirosis lipofuscinosis lycoperdonosis mannosidosis mucolipidosis narcosis neurotic psittacosis psychosis sarcoidosis siderosis toxoplasmosis trichinosis
Descendants of leuko-
leukoagglutinin leukocortical leukocratic leukocyte leukocytic leukodepletion leukodystrophic leukodystrophy leukoedema leukoerythroblastic leukokeratosis leukomalacia leukomonocyte leukophobia leukopoiesis leukoprotease leukoreduced leukoreduction leukosequestration leukosialin leukostasis leukotomy leukotoxic leukotriene