tendonitis etymology

English word tendonitis comes from English -itis, English tendon

Detailed word origin of tendonitis

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.
tendon English (eng) (anatomy) A tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.. (construction) A wire or bar used to strengthen prestressed concrete.
tendonitis English (eng)

Words with the same origin as tendonitis

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 vesiculitis
Descendants of tendon