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virosis

Class:

noun

Etymology:

virus + "-osis"
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

virosis

any viral disease (3 of 177 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

virosis | virosises [plural]

any disease caused by a virus (6 of 15 words, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

virosis | viroses [plural]

A disease caused by a virus. (6 of 12 words, pronunciations)

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Random House Dictionary:

virosis

Plant Pathol.infection with a virus. (5 of 11 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

virosis [pathology] | viroses [plural]

Any disease caused by a virus (6 of 8 words)

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Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

virosis | virosises [plural]

Origin: virus + "-osis"

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-osis

Origin: Latin from Greek -ōsis from -ō-, -o-, ending of preceding verbal or substantive stem + -sis

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Wiktionary:

virosis [pathology] | viroses [plural]

Origin: virus + -osis

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virus | viruses [plural]

Origin: Latin virus ("poison, slime, venom"). First use in the computer context by David Gerrold in his 1972 book When HARLIE Was One.

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Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

virosis

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Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "virosis"

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YourDictionary Audio:

virosis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "virosis" by speech synthesizer

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