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See also: sis, SIS, sís, šis, šīs, şiş, and -σις

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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek -σις (-sis, forms noun of action), often via Latin or French.

SuffixEdit

-sis (plural -ses)

  1. forming nouns of action or process
    catharsis, dialysis, noesis, prosiopesis
  2. (medicine) forming nouns of condition
    psoriasis, sepsis

Usage notesEdit

Not very productive: primarily used for borrowed terms from Ancient Greek, though there are also modern coinages based on Ancient Greek roots.

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