mucolipidosis etymology

English word mucolipidosis comes from English lipid, English -osis, English muco- (Mucus.)

Detailed word origin of mucolipidosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lipid English (eng) (organic compound) any of a group of organic compounds including the fats, oils, waxes, sterols, and triglycerides. Lipids are characterized by being insoluble in water, and account for most of the fat present in the human body. They are, however, soluble in nonpolar organic solvents.
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
muco- English (eng) Mucus.
mucolipidosis English (eng) (medicine) Any of several inherited lysosomal storage diseases characterized by an accumulation of mucopolysaccharides and lipids in tissues.

Words with the same origin as mucolipidosis

Descendants of lipid
Descendants of -osis
acidosis amyloidosis cirrhosis cyanosis dermatophytosis fibrosis halitosis hemochromatosis hypnosis ketoacidosis koilocytosis leptospirosis leukosis lipofuscinosis lycoperdonosis mannosidosis narcosis neurotic psittacosis psychosis sarcoidosis siderosis toxoplasmosis trichinosis
Descendants of muco-
mucoactive mucoadhesion mucoadhesive mucocele mucociliary mucocutaneous mucofibrous mucogenesis mucogenic mucogingival mucoid mucolytic muconodular mucopeptide mucoperiosteum mucopolysaccharide mucoprotein mucopurulent mucopus mucoregulator mucosanguineous mucosubstance mucotomy