Iasis definition

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A pathological condition characterized or produced by.

Taeniasis.

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Process or condition.
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Iasis is defined as a medical condition.

An example of the –iasis suffix is psoriasis, a skin condition caused by an autoimmune disease.

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(pathology) A pathological condition or process.
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Pathological or morbid condition.

Hypochondriasis.

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Origin of iasis

  • ModL < Gr -iasis

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin -iāsis from Greek n. suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin word-forming element meaning "process" or "morbid condition". Originally from Greek.

    From Wiktionary