|—suffix forming nouns|
|1.||indicating a process or state: metamorphosis|
|2.||Compare -iasis indicating a diseased condition: tuberculosis|
|3.||indicating the formation or development of something: fibrosis|
|[from Greek, suffix used to form nouns from verbs with infinitives in -oein or -oun]|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
Condition; process; action: osmosis.
Diseased or abnormal condition: neurosis.
Increase; formation: leukocytosis.