ochlesis

ochlesis

[ok-lee-sis]
noun Pathology.
any disease caused by overcrowding.

Origin:
1855–60; < Greek óchlēsis disturbance, distress, equivalent to óchlē, variant stem of ochleîn to disturb + -sis -sis

ochlesitic [ok-luh-sit-ik] , ochletic [ok-let-ik] , adjective
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