itis, what does it mean?

ïtis" is a suffix denoting diseases characterized by inflammation e.g. appendicitis - inflammation of the appendix, bursitis - inflammation of the bursa, tendonitis, rheumatoid arthritis - inflammation of the joints, polymyositis - inflammation of the muscles, dermatomyositis - inflammation of derma or skin and plantar fasciitis.

The thing all these conditions have in common is inflammation but it is in different parts of the body.

ïtis" - is derived from Greek which is often used to construct medical terms e.g. "oses".
THE DIAGRAM RELATES TO PLANTAR FASCIITIS which is a form of inflammation in the foot.

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