-iasis

noun suffix
plural -iases

Definition of -iasis

: disease having characteristics of or produced by (something specified) onchocerciasis ancylostomiasis

History and Etymology for -iasis

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

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“-iasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-iasis. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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