Definition of -osis in English:

-osis

Syllabification: -osis

suffix (plural -oses)

  • 1Denoting a process or condition: metamorphosis
  • 1.1Denoting a pathological state: neurosis thrombosis

Origin

via Latin from Greek -ōsis, verbal noun ending.

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