Adjective Suffixes

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-ac

meaning: pertaining to
example: cardiac
definition: pertaining to the heart

-al

meaning: pertaining to
example: duodenal
definition: pertaining to the duodenum

-an

meaning: pertaining to
example: ovarian
definiiton: pertaining to the ovary

-ar

meaning: pertaining to
example: ventricular
definition: pertaining to a ventricle

-ary

meaning: pertaining to
example: pulmonary
definiiton: pertaining to the lungs

-atic

meaning: pertaining to
example: lymphatic
definition: pertaining to lymph

-eal

meaning: pertaining to
example: esophageal
definition: pertaining to the esophagus

-iac

meaning: pertaining to
example: chondriac
definition: pertaining to cartilage

-ic

meaning: pertaining to
example: gastric
definiiton: pertaining to the stomach

-ile

meaning: pertaining to
example: penile
definition: pertaining to the penis

-ine

meaning: pertaining to
example: uterine
definition: pertaining to the uterus

-ior

meaning: pertaining to
example: superior
definition: pertaining to above

-nic

meaning: pertaining to
example: embryonic
definition: pertaining to embryo

-ory

meaning: pertaining to
example: auditory
definition: pertaining to hearing

-ose

meaning: pertaining to
example: adipose
definition: pertaining to fat

-ous

meaning: pertaining to
example: intravenous
definition: pertaining to within a vein

-tic

meaning: pertaining to
example: acoustic
definition: pertaining to hearing

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