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ochlesis

[ok-lee-sis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. any disease caused by overcrowding.
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Origin of ochlesis

1855–60; < Greek óchlēsis disturbance, distress, equivalent to óchlē, variant stem of ochleîn to disturb + -sis -sis
Related formsoch·le·sit·ic [ok-luh-sit-ik] /ˌɒk ləˈsɪt ɪk/, och·let·ic [ok-let-ik] /ɒkˈlɛt ɪk/, adjective
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