sesamoiditis etymology

English word sesamoiditis comes from English -itis, English sesamoid

Detailed word origin of sesamoiditis

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.
sesamoid English (eng) Of or relating to a sesamoid bone.. Resembling a sesame seed in size or shape. (anatomy) A sesamoid bone or sesamoid cartilage.
sesamoiditis English (eng) (pathology) Inflammation of a sesamoid bone, usually in the foot.

Words with the same origin as sesamoiditis

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