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What is the meaning of itis?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Inflammation or disease. From American Heritage:

    -itis

    suff.

    1. Inflammation or disease of: laryngitis.

    2. Excessive preoccupation with, indulgence in, reliance on, or possession of the qualities of: televisionitis.

    Greek -ītis, from feminine of -ītēs, adj. suff. (originally modifying feminine noun nostos, disease).

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  • 8 years ago

    Inflammation! Super popular root, sooner you know the more conditions you'll understand!

  • 8 years ago

    reddening or swelling

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