-ismus


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-ismus

(is'mŭs),
L. for -ism; customarily used to imply spasm, contraction.
[L. fr. G. -ismos, suffix forming nouns of action]

-ism, -ismus

suffix meaning "condition of, practice of, theory of ": hyperthyroidism, hypopituitarism, strabismus.

-ismus

Suffix from L. for -ism; customarily used to imply spasm, contraction.
[L. fr. G. -ismos, suffix forming nouns of action]