Definition of -cleisis
: closure : occlusion arthrocleisis enteroclisis
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Origin and Etymology of -cleisis
borrowed from Greek klêisis, kleîsis, from klēi, klei-, stem of kleíō (earlier Attic klḗiō, Ionic klēḯō) “I shut, close, bar” (verbal derivative from the base *klēwī- “bar, bolt, key”) + -sis -sis
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