Adjectival Suffixes

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-AC, -IAC
Pertaining to (Iliac - Pertaining to the Ilium)
-AL, -EAL, -IAL
Pertaining to (Neonatal - pertaining to the first week after birth)
-AR
Pertaining to (Ventricular - pertaining to the ventricles of the heart or brain)
-ARY
Pertaining to (Pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs)
-ELLA
Small (Patella - kneecap)
-IATRIC
Medical treatment (pediatric - treatment and care of children
-IC, -ICAL
Pertaining to (nephric - pertaining to the kidney)
-INE
Pertaining to (equine - pertaining to or derived from the horse)
-OID
Resembling (sinusoid - resembling a sinus)
-OUS
Characteristic of (cartilaginous - consisting of or characteristic of cartilage
-PLAST
Cell, living substance (chloroplast - the photosynthetic unit of a plant cell)
-PLASTY
Formation, Plastic repair of (otoplasty - plastic surgery of the ear
-ULAR
Pertaining to (scapular - pertaining to the scapula)
-VOROUS
Eating (carnivorous - meat-eating)