Simple Definition of -itis
medical : inflammation of something specified
Full Definition of -itis
plural -itises also -itides or -ites
1 : disease or inflammation <bronchitis>
2 plural usually -itises : condition likened to a disease —chiefly in nonce formations <televisionitis>
Origin of -itis
New Latin, from Latin & Greek; Latin, from Greek, from feminine of -itēs -ite
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