Definition of -itis suffix from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    -itis

     suffix
    suffix
    NAmE//ˈaɪt̮əs//
     
     
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  1. 1(in nouns)
  2. 2(medical) a disease of tonsillitis
  3. 3 (informal) (especially humorous) too much of; too much interest in Super Bowl-itis
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: -itis