Iasis is defined as a medical condition.
An example of the –iasis suffix is psoriasis, a skin condition caused by an autoimmune disease.
- process or condition
- pathological or morbid condition: hypochondriasis
Origin of -iasisModern Latin ; from Classical Greek -iasis
A pathological condition characterized or produced by: taeniasis.
Origin of -iasisNew Latin -iasis, from Greek, n. suff.
- (pathology) A pathological condition or process.
Latin word-forming element meaning "process" or "morbid condition". Originally from Greek.