psychosis etymology

English word psychosis comes from English -osis, English psycho-

Detailed word origin of psychosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
psycho- English (eng) Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.
psychosis English (eng) (psychology) A severe mental disorder, sometimes with physical damage to the brain, marked by a deranged personality and a distorted view of reality.

Words with the same origin as psychosis

Descendants of -osis
hypnosis neurotic
Descendants of psycho-