-osis, -sis, -sia, -sy, -se

(Greek > Latin: a suffix; actor, process, condition, or state of; result of; expresses a state or abnormal condition or process of some disease)

actinomycosis
1. An inflammatory bacterial disease of cattle and other animals, sometimes caught by humans, that resembles a fungus and causes swelling of the abdomen, chest, and especially the jaw.
2. A chronic disease of cattle, swine, and humans characterized by hard granulomatous masses usually in the mouth and jaw.

It is characterized by deep, lumpy abscesses that extrude a tin, granular pus through multiple sinuses.

This disease occurs worldwide but is seen most frequently in those who live in rural areas.

adenofibrosis
Fibroid change in a gland.
adenolipomatosis
A condition characterized by development of multiple adenolipomas.
adenomatosis
A condition characterized by multiple glandular overgrowths.
adenomyosis
The ectopic occurrence or diffuse implantation of adenomatous tissue in muscle (usually smooth muscle).
adenosclerosis
The hardening of a gland.
adenosis
A rarely used term for a more or less generalized glandular disease.
adiponecrosis (s), adiponecroses (pl) (nouns)
Necrosis of fatty tissue or death of fatty-tissue cells; as in hemorrhagic pancreatitis.
adiposis
1. Excessive local or general accumulation of fat in the body; also see lipomatosis, liposis, steatosis.
2. Corpulence, obesity; excessive accumulation of fat in the body, local or general.
aeroasthenia, aerasthenia, aeroneurosis, aviators' neurasthenia, air neurosis, aviators' stomach
1. A neurosis seen in aviators, consisting of anxiety, restlessness, and variable physical complaints that appear while flying.
2. A nervous disorder of airplane pilots caused by the tension of excessive flying, characterized by abdominal pains, digestive disturbances, etc.
aerobiosis (s) (noun), aerobioses (pl)
1. Growing or occurring only in the presence of molecular oxygen.
2. Living, or existing, only in the air or free oxygen.
3. An environment in which the partial pressure of oxygen is similar to normal atmospheric levels.
4. Life which is sustainable by means of atmospheric oxygen.
aerobullosis
Decompression sickness or the reduction of atmospheric pressure for people who have ascended to great heights or for those who have descended to great depths.
aeromorphosis
The modification of a form or structure because of, or resulting from, exposure to air or wind.
aerosis
The production of gas in the tissues or organs of the body.
aflatoxicosis
Poisoning caused by the consumption of substances or foods contaminated with aflatoxin (fungal toxin which is a powerful liver carcinogen).