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dermatosis

der·ma·to·sis

dermatosis

pronunciation:
dr m to sihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dermatoses
definition: any skin disease.
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The word dermatosis contains the following parts:
derm, derma, dermat, dermato Greek root that means skin
-osis Greek noun-forming suffix that means condition (usually medical)
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The suffix -osis attaches to Greek roots. Many nouns ending in "-osis " have a corresponding adjective form ending in -otic (neurosis : neurotic).