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From Ancient Greek -ωσις (-ōsis, state, abnormal condition, or action), from -όω (-óō) stem verbs + -σις (-sis).[1]

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-osis (plural -oses)

  1. (pathology) functional disease or condition such as hepatosis
  2. process, action
  3. formation, increase

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Corresponding adjectives are formed using -otic.

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  1. ^ “Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 29 November 2018, archived from the original on 5 February 2014

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