Meaning of -OSIS in English

-OSIS

noun suffix (plural -oses or ~es) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek -ōsis, from -ō- (stem of causative verbs in -oun) + -sis 1. action ; process ; condition , abnormal or diseased condition , increase ; formation

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