Origin of Nosocomial
Late Latin nosocomium hospital (from Greek nosokomeion) (from nosokomein to tend the sick) (nosos sickness, plague) (komein to take care of, tend) –al
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From New Latin nosocomi (“hospital"), from Ancient Greek νοσοκομείον (nosokomeion, “hospital"), from νόσος (nosos, “disease, illness") + κομέω (komÄ“o, “to take care of").
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