synovitis etymology

English word synovitis comes from English -itis

Detailed word origin of synovitis

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.
synovitis English (eng) (pathology) Inflammation of the synovium.

Words with the same origin as synovitis

Descendants of -itis
appendicitis arthritis bronchitis bursitis cellulitis colitis conjunctivitis dermatitis diverticulitis encephalitis endocarditis gastritis gastro gingivitis hepatitis itis laryngitis mastitis meningitis otitis pancreatitis peritonitis phlebitis sinusitis tonsillitis