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-iasis

noun suffix

Definition of -iasis

plural

-iases

  1. :  disease having characteristics of or produced by (something specified) <onchocerciasis> <ancylostomiasis>



Origin and Etymology of -iasis

New Latin, from Latin, from Greek, suffix of action, from denominative verbs in -ian, -iazein


Medical Dictionary

-iasis

noun suffix -i·a·sis \ˈī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of -iasis

plural

-iasiases

\-ˌsēz\
  1. :  disease having characteristics of or produced by (something specified) <amebiasis> <ancylostomiasis> <onchocerciasis>




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