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17 terms

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