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  • n. A medical condition accompanied by inflammation.
  • n. The feeling of sleepiness after eating a heavy meal, usually the itis.

Etymologies

From suffix -itis ("disease characterized by inflammation"). Compare phobia, from -phobia, sophy, from -sophy, ism, from -ism, and ana, from -ana. (Wiktionary)

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