vesiculitis etymology

English word vesiculitis comes from English vesicle, English -itis

Detailed word origin of vesiculitis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
vesicle English (eng) (anatomy) A pocket of embryonic tissue that is the beginning of an organ.. (anatomy) A small sac or cyst or vacuole, especially one containing fluid. A blister formed in or beneath the skin, containing serum. A bleb.. (cytology) A membrane-bound compartment found in a cell.. (geology) A small cavity formed in volcanic rock by entrapment of a gas bubble during solidification.. A small [...]
-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.
vesiculitis English (eng) (medicine) Inflammation of a vesicle, often specifically the seminal vesicles.

Words with the same origin as vesiculitis

Descendants of vesicle
Descendants of -itis
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