-exia

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -hexia
  • -exis
  • -hexis

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἔχειν (ekhein, to have), present active infinitive of ἔχω (ekhō), habit.

SuffixEdit

-exia

  1. (pathology) forms the names of functional diseases or of conditions such as pyrexia or cachexia

Derived termsEdit

Category English words suffixed with -exia not found

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 30 January 2014, at 20:28