toxoplasmosis etymology

English word toxoplasmosis comes from English -osis, Translingual Toxoplasma

Detailed word origin of toxoplasmosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
Toxoplasma Translingual (mul) A taxonomic genus within the family Sarcocystidae – parasitic sporozoans that cause disease in mammals, including humans, and birds.
toxoplasmosis English (eng) A disease, caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, that primarily affects felids, but also other mammals including humans.

Words with the same origin as toxoplasmosis

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