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-otic

adjective suffix

Definition of -otic

  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by a (specified) action, process, or condition symbiotic

Origin and Etymology of -otic

Greek -ōtikos, from -ōtos, ending of verbals, from -o- (stem of causative verbs in -oun) + -tos, suffix forming verbals — more at -ed


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-otic

adjective combining form

Definition of -otic

  1. :  having (such) a relationship to the ear dichotic

Origin and Etymology of -otic

Greek ōtikos of the ear, from ōt-, ous ear


Medical Dictionary

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-otic

adjective suffix -ot·ic \ˈät-ik\

Medical Definition of -otic

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or characterized by a (specified) action, process, or condition symbioticb:  having an abnormal or diseased condition of a (specified) kind epizootic

  2. 2:  showing an increase or a formation of leukocytotic


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-otic

adjective combining form \ˈōt-ik\

Medical Definition of -otic

  1. :  having (such) a relationship to the ear periotic


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