neuritis etymology

English word neuritis comes from English -itis, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neuritis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-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.
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neuritis English (eng) (neurology, pathology) Inflammation of one or more nerves.

Words with the same origin as neuritis

Descendants of -itis
adrenalitis appendicitis capitalitis colitis conjunctivitis encephalitic fasciitis gastritis gingivitis gnathitis hyaloiditis itis laminitis lazyitis lymph lymphatic mediastinitis osteomyelitis pancreatitis phlebitis recessionitis retinitis sinusitis tendonitis vesiculitis
Descendants of neuro-
neurobiology neurobrucellosis neurochemical neurofibromatosis neurogenic neurohypnology neuroinformation neurologist neuroma neuroscience neuroscientist neurosecretion neurosemantics neurosis neurosteroid neurosurgeon neurosurgery neurosurgical neurotheological neurotic neurotoxicology neurotoxin neurotransmitter neurovascular neuroweapon