sarcoidosis etymology

English word sarcoidosis comes from English -osis, English sarcoid

Detailed word origin of sarcoidosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
sarcoid English (eng) (pathology) Relating to sarcoma.. (pathology) fleshy. Sarcoidosis. Sarcoma.
sarcoidosis English (eng) (medicine) A multisystem disorder characterized by small inflammatory nodules.

Words with the same origin as sarcoidosis

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