trichinosis etymology

English word trichinosis comes from English -osis, English trichina

Detailed word origin of trichinosis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-osis English (eng) (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis. Formation, increase. Process, action.
trichina English (eng) Any of several parasitic roundworms, of the genus Trichinella, that infect the intestines and cause trichinosis.
trichinosis New Latin (la-new)
trichinosis English (eng) (pathology) A disease characterized by headache, chills, fever, and soreness of muscles, caused by the presence of nematodes of genus Trichinella in the intestines and muscular tissues.

Words with the same origin as trichinosis

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 toxoplasmosis
Descendants of trichina