10 letter words ending in ic

Ablastemic (a.) Non-germinal.

Acherontic (a.) Of or pertaining to Acheron; infernal; hence, dismal, gloomy; moribund.

Achromatic (a.) Free from color; transmitting light without decomposing it into its primary colors.

Achromatic (a.) Uncolored; not absorbing color from a fluid; -- said of tissue.

Acroamatic (a.) Alt. of Acroamatical

Acrolithic (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an acrolith.

Adenotomic (a.) Pertaining to adenotomy.

Adiactinic (a.) Not transmitting the actinic rays.

Aerobiotic (a.) Related to, or of the nature of, aerobies; as, aerobiotic plants, which live only when supplied with free oxygen.

Aerometric (a.) Of or pertaining to aerometry; as, aerometric investigations.

Aeronautic (a.) Alt. of Aeronautical

Aerostatic (a.) Alt. of Aerostatical

Agrypnotic (n.) Anything which prevents sleep, or produces wakefulness, as strong tea or coffee.

Albinistic (a.) Affected with albinism.

Aldermanic (a.) Relating to, becoming to, or like, an alderman; characteristic of an alderman.

Alexiteric (a.) Alt. of Alexiterical

Alexiteric (n.) A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general.

Alhambraic (a.) Alt. of Alhambresque

Allemannic (a.) See Alemannic.

Allochroic (a.) Changeable in color.

Allopathic (a.) Of or pertaining to allopathy.

Allophylic (a.) Alt. of Allophylian

Allotropic (a.) Alt. of Allotropical

Alphabetic (a.) Alt. of Alphabetical

Altruistic (a.) Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.

Amasthenic (a.) Uniting the chemical rays of light into one focus, as a certain kind of lens; amacratic.

Ametabolic (a.) Alt. of Ametabolous

Amphibolic (a.) Of or pertaining to amphiboly; ambiguous; equivocal.

Amphibolic (a.) Of or resembling the mineral amphibole.

Amphigonic (a.) Pertaining to amphigony; sexual; as, amphigonic propagation.

Amphigoric (a.) Nonsensical; absurd; pertaining to an amphigory.

Amphoteric (a.) Partly one and partly the other; neither acid nor alka

Amylolytic (a.) Effecting the conversion of starch into soluble dextrin and sugar; as, an amylolytic ferment.

Anacamptic (a.) Reflecting of reflected; as, an anacamptic sound (and echo).

Anachronic (a.) Alt. of Anachronical

Anaclastic (a.) Produced by the refraction of light, as seen through water; as, anaclastic curves.

Anaclastic (a.) Springing back, as the bottom of an anaclastic glass.

Anaglyphic (a.) Alt. of Anaglyphical

Anaglyphic (n.) Work chased or embossed relief.

Anaglyptic (a.) Relating to the art of carving, enchasing, or embossing in low relief.

Anamnestic (a.) Aiding the memory; as, anamnestic remedies.

Anamniotic (a.) Without, or not developing, an amnion.

Anapaestic () Same as Anapest, Anapestic.

Anaplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaplasty.

Anastaltic (a. & n.) Styptic.

Anatreptic (a.) Overthrowing; defeating; -- applied to Plato's refutative dialogues.

Anchoretic (a.) Alt. of Anchoretical

Anchylotic (a.) Of or pertaining to anchylosis.

Anelectric (a.) Not becoming electrified by friction; -- opposed to idioelectric.

Anelectric (n.) A substance incapable of being electrified by friction.

Anesthetic (a.) Same as Anaesthesia, Anaesthetic.

Anharmonic (a.) Not harmonic.

Anisomeric (a.) Not isomeric; not made of the same components in the same proportions.

Annalistic (a.) Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.

Antemosaic (a.) Being before the time of Moses.

Antibromic (n.) An agent that destroys offensive smells; a deodorizer.

Antiemetic (a. / n.) Same as Antemetic.

Antilithic (a.) Tending to prevent the formation of urinary calculi, or to destroy them when formed.

Antilithic (n.) An antilithic medicine.

Antiloimic (n.) A remedy against the plague.

Antilyssic (a. & n.) Antihydrophobic.

Antipathic (a.) Belonging to antipathy; opposite; contrary; allopathic.

Antiphonic (a.) Antiphonal.

Antipsoric (a.) Of use in curing the itch.

Antipsoric (n.) An antipsoric remedy.

Antiscolic (a.) Anthelmintic.

Antiseptic (a.) Alt. of Antiseptical

Antiseptic (n.) A substance which prevents or retards putrefaction, or destroys, or protects from, putrefactive organisms; as, salt, carbolic acid, alcohol, cinchona.

Antithetic (a.) Alt. of Antithetical

Aphorismic (a.) Pertaining to aphorisms, or having the form of an aphorism.

Aphoristic (a.) Alt. of Aphoristical

Aphroditic (a.) Venereal.

Apocrustic (a.) Astringent and repellent.

Apocrustic (n.) An apocrustic medicine.

Apodeictic (a.) Alt. of Apodictical

Apolaustic (a.) Devoted to enjoyment.

Apologetic (a.) Alt. of Apologetical

Apopemptic (a.) Sung or addressed to one departing; valedictory; as, apoplectic songs or hymns.

Apoplectic (a.) Alt. of Apoplectical

Apoplectic (n.) One liable to, or affected with, apoplexy.

Archaistic (a.) Like, or imitative of, anything archaic; pertaining to an archaism.

Archchemic (a.) Of supreme chemical powers.

Arenilitic (a.) Of or pertaining to sandstone; as, arenilitic mountains.

Areometric (a.) Alt. of Areometrical

Argonautic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Argonauts.

Arithmetic (n.) The science of numbers; the art of computation by figures.

Arithmetic (n.) A book containing the principles of this science.

Arrhythmic (a.) Alt. of Arrhythmous

Arthrozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Articulata; articulate.

Astigmatic (a.) Affected with, or pertaining to, astigmatism; as, astigmatic eyes; also, remedying astigmatism; as, astigmatic lenses.

Astrologic (a.) Alt. of Astrological

Astronomic (a.) Astronomical.

Asymmetric (a.) Alt. of Asymmetrical

Autocratic (a.) Alt. of Autocratical

Autostylic (a.) Having the mandibular arch articulated directly to the cranium, as in the skulls of the Amphibia.

Bacchantic (a.) Bacchanalian.

Barometric (a.) Alt. of Barometrical

Baroscopic (a.) Alt. of Baroscopical

Bimetallic (a.) Of or relating to, or using, a double metallic standard (as gold and silver) for a system of coins or currency.

Biogenetic (a.) Pertaining to biogenesis.

Biographic (a.) Alt. of Biographical

Bioplasmic (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, bioplasm.

Bioplastic (a.) Bioplasmic.

Bronchitic (a.) Of or pertaining to bronchitis; as, bronchitic inflammation.

Buddhistic (a.) Same as Buddhist, a.

Cabalistic (a.) Alt. of Cabalistical

Cacochymic (a.) Alt. of Cacochymical

Cacophonic (a.) Alt. of Cacophonious

Calcedonic (a.) Alt. of Calcedonian

Camphretic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from camphor.

Canonistic (a.) Of or pertaining to a canonist.

Carbazotic (a.) Containing, or derived from, carbon and nitrogen.

Carpogenic (a.) Productive of fruit, or causing fruit to be developed.

Catabiotic (a.) See under Force.

Catagmatic (a.) Having the quality of consolidating broken bones.

Catalectic (a.) Wanting a syllable at the end, or terminating in an imperfect foot; as, a catalectic verse.

Catalectic (a.) Incomplete; partial; not affecting the whole of a substance.

Cataleptic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, catalepsy; affected with catalepsy; as, a cataleptic fit.

Catapeltic (a.) Of or pertaining to a catapult.

Cataphonic (a.) Of or relating to cataphonics; catacoustic.

Catechetic (a.) Alt. of Catechetical

Catheretic (n.) A mild kind caustic used to reduce warts and other excrescences.

Chelidonic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the celandine.

Chiliastic (a.) Millenarian.

Chiromonic (a.) Relating to chironomy.

Chloriodic (a.) Compounded of chlorine and iodine; containing chlorine and iodine.

Choliambic (n.) A verse having an iambus in the fifth place, and a spondee in the sixth or last.

Chondritic (a.) Granular; pertaining to, or having the granular structure characteristic of, the class of meteorites called chondrites.

Chop-logic (n.) One who bandies words or is very argumentative.

Choriambic (a.) Pertaining to a choriamb.

Choriambic (n.) A choriamb.

Cinnamomic (a.) See Cinnamic.

Citraconic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids.

Concentric (a.) Alt. of Concentrical

Concentric (n.) That which has a common center with something else.

Congeneric (a.) Alt. of Congenerical

Coprolitic (a.) Containing, pertaining to, or of the nature of, coprolites.

Corybantic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the Corybantes or their rites; frantic; frenzied; as, a corybantic dance.

Cosmogonic (a.) Alt. of Cosmogonical

Cosmoramic (a.) Of or pertaining to a cosmorama.

Crescentic (a.) Crescent-shaped.

Curiologic (a.) Pertaining to a rude kind of hieroglyphics, in which a thing is represented by its picture instead of by a symbol.

Cyclopedic (a.) Belonging to the circle of the sciences, or to a cyclopedia; of the nature of a cyclopedia; hence, of great range, extent, or amount; as, a man of cyclopedic knowledge.

Cyriologic (a.) Relating to capital letters.

Dasypaedic (a.) Pertaining to the Dasypaedes; ptilopaedic.

Democratic (a.) Pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people.

Democratic (a.) Relating to a political party so called.

Democratic (a.) Befitting the common people; -- opposed to aristocratic.

Diacaustic (a.) Pertaining to, or possessing the properties of, a species of caustic curves formed by refraction. See Caustic surface, under Caustic.

Diacaustic (n.) That which burns by refraction, as a double convex lens, or the sun's rays concentrated by such a lens, sometimes used as a cautery.

Diacaustic (n.) A curved formed by the consecutive intersections of rays of light refracted through a lens.

Diacoustic (a.) Pertaining to the science or doctrine of refracted sounds.

Diaglyphic (a.) Alt. of Diaglyphtic

Diagnostic (a.) Pertaining to, or furnishing, a diagnosis; indicating the nature of a disease.

Diagnostic (n.) The mark or symptom by which one disease is known or distinguished from others.

Diagraphic (a.) Alt. of Diagraphical

Diarrhetic (a.) Alt. of Diarrhoetic

Diathermic (a.) Affording a free passage to heat; as, diathermic substances.

Diazeuctic (a.) Alt. of Diazeutic

Dicarbonic (a.) Containing two carbon residues, or two carboxyl or radicals; as, oxalic acid is a dicarbonic acid.

Dichroitic (a.) Dichroic.

Didascalic (a.) Didactic; preceptive.

Dielectric (n.) Any substance or medium that transmits the electric force by a process different from conduction, as in the phenomena of induction; a nonconductor. separating a body electrified by induction, from the electrifying body.

Diorthotic (a.) Relating to the correcting or straightening out of something; corrective.

Diphtheric (a.) Relating to diphtheria; diphtheritic.

Diphygenic (a.) Having two modes of embryonic development.

Diplogenic (a.) Partaking of the nature of two bodies; producing two substances.

Diplomatic (a.) Alt. of Diplomatical

Diplomatic (n.) A minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign court; a diplomatist.

Diplomatic (n.) The science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering ancient writings, and determining their age, authenticity, etc.; paleography.

Ditheistic (a.) Alt. of Ditheistical

Docimastic (a.) Proving by experiments or tests.

Dokimastic (a.) Docimastic.

Donatistic (a.) Pertaining to Donatism.

Dysenteric (a.) Alt. of Dysenterical

Dysgenesic (a.) Not procreating or breeding freely; as, one race may be dysgenesic with respect to another.

Ecchymotic (a.) Pertaining to ecchymosis.

Ecphractic (a.) Serving to dissolve or attenuate viscid matter, and so to remove obstructions; deobstruent.

Ecphractic (n.) An ecphractic medicine.

Ectodermic (a.) Of or relating to the ectoderm.

Emblematic (a.) Alt. of Emblematical

Embolismic (a.) Alt. of Embolismical

Emmetropic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, emmetropia.

Emphractic (a.) Having the quality of closing the pores of the skin.

Empiristic (a.) Relating to, or resulting from, experience, or experiment; following from empirical methods or data; -- opposed to nativistic.

Encephalic (a.) Pertaining to the encephalon or brain.

Encrinitic (a.) Alt. of Encrinitical

Endermatic (a.) Endermic.

Endodermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the endoderm.

Endosmotic (a.) Pertaining to endosmose; of the nature endosmose; osmotic.

Enharmonic (a.) Alt. of Enharmonical

Enstatitic (a.) Relating to enstatite.

Entheastic (a.) Of godlike energy; inspired.

Entodermic (a.) Relating to the entoderm.

Entophytic (a.) Of or pertaining to entophytes; as, an entophytic disease.

Epenthetic (a.) Inserted in the body of a word; as, an epenthetic letter or sound.

Epiblastic (a.) Of or relating to, or consisting of, the epiblast.

Epideictic (a.) Serving to show forth, explain, or exhibit; -- applied by the Greeks to a kind of oratory, which, by full amplification, seeks to persuade.

Epigastric (a.) Pertaining to the epigastrium, or to the epigastric region.

Epigastric (a.) Over the stomach; -- applied to two of the areas of the carapace of crabs.

Epigenetic (a.) Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis.

Epiglottic (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the epiglottis.

Epigraphic (a.) Alt. of Epigraphical

Epispastic (a.) Attracting the humors to the skin; exciting action in the skin; blistering.

Epispastic (n.) An external application to the skin, which produces a puriform or serous discharge by exciting inflammation; a vesicatory.

Epispermic (a.) Pertaining, or belonging, to the episperm, or covering of a seed.

Erethistic (a.) Relating to erethism.

Escharotic (a.) Serving or tending to form an eschar; producing a scar; caustic.

Escharotic (n.) A substance which produces an eschar; a caustic, esp., a mild caustic.

Ethnologic (a) Alt. of Ethnological

Ethopoetic () Expressing character.

Euharmonic (a.) Producing mathematically perfect harmony or concord; sweetly or perfectly harmonious.

Eulogistic (a.) Alt. of Eulogistical

Euphuistic (a.) Belonging to the euphuists, or euphuism; affectedly refined.

Eupittonic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, eupittone.

Exogenetic (a.) Arising or growing from without; exogenous.

Familistic (a.) Alt. of Familistical

Fatalistic (a.) Implying, or partaking of the nature of, fatalism.

Felspathic (a.) See Feldspathic.

Fluohydric (a.) See Hydrofluoric.

Franklinic (a.) Of or pertaining to Benjamin Franklin.

Frigorific (a.) Alt. of Frigorifical

Fulminuric (a.) Pertaining to fulminic and cyanuric acids, and designating an acid so called.

Gallyambic (a.) Consisting of two iambic dimeters catalectic, the last of which lacks the final syllable; -- said of a kind of verse.

Ganglionic (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting of, ganglia or ganglion cells; as, a ganglionic artery; the ganglionic columns of the spinal cord.

Gasometric (a.) Alt. of Gasometrical

Gelseminic (n.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the yellow jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens); as, gelseminic acid, a white crystal

Genealogic (a.) Genealogical.

Geocentric (a.) Alt. of Geocentrical

Geognostic (a.) Alt. of Geognostical

Geographic (a.) Alt. of Geographical

Geoselenic (a.) Pertaining to the earth and moon; belonging to the joint action or mutual relations of the earth and moon; as, geoselenic phenomena.

Glutaconic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, an acid intermediate between glutaric and aconitic acids.

Glycogenic (a.) Pertaining to, or caused by, glycogen; as, the glycogenic function of the liver.

Glycoluric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, glycol and urea; as, glycoluric acid, which is called also hydantoic acid.

Gnomologic (a.) Alt. of Gnomological

Gyroscopic (a.) Pertaining to the gyroscope; resembling the motion of the gyroscope.

Gyrostatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the gyrostat or to gyrostatics.

Haematitic (a.) Of a blood-red color; crimson; (Bot.) brownish red.

Hebraistic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the Hebrew language or idiom.

Hedonistic (a.) Same as Hedonic, 2.

Heliotypic (a.) Relating to, or obtained by, heliotypy.

Hellanodic (n.) A judge or umpire in games or combats.

Helminthic (a.) Of or relating to worms, or Helminthes; expelling worms.

Helminthic (n.) A vermifuge; an anthelmintic.

Hemastatic (a. & n.) Alt. of Hemastatical

Hemostatic (a.) Of or relating to stagnation of the blood.

Hemostatic (a.) Serving to arrest hemorrhage; styptic.

Hemostatic (n.) A medicine or application to arrest hemorrhage.

Heptarchic (a.) Of or pertaining to a heptarchy; constituting or consisting of a heptarchy.

Heroicomic (a.) Alt. of Heroicomical

Hexametric (a.) Alt. of Hexametrical

Hexdecylic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexdecyl or hecdecane; as, hexdecylic alcohol.

Hierarchic (a.) Pertaining to a hierarch.

Hierologic (a.) Alt. of Hierological

Himyaritic (a.) Pertaining to Himyar, an ancient king of Yemen, in Arabia, or to his successors or people; as, the Himjaritic characters, language, etc.; applied esp. to certain ancient inscriptions showing the primitive type of the oldest form of the Arabic, still spoken in Southern Arabia.

Histologic (a.) Alt. of Histological

Histolytic (a.) Of or pertaining to histolysis, or the degeneration of tissues.

Histrionic (a.) Alt. of Histrionical

Holophytic (a.) Wholly or distinctively vegetable.

Holosteric (a.) Wholly solid; -- said of a barometer constructed of solid materials to show the variations of atmospheric pressure without the use of liquids, as the aneroid.

Homodermic (a.) Relating to homodermy; originating from the same germ layer.

Homoeozoic (a.) Pertaining to, or including, similar forms or kinds of life; as, homoeozoic belts on the earth's surface.

Homophonic (a.) Alt. of Homophonous

Homophylic (a.) Relating to homophily.

Horopteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the horopter.

Humanistic (a.) Of or pertaining to humanity; as, humanistic devotion.

Humanistic (a.) Pertaining to polite kiterature.

Humoristic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a humorist.

Hydrolytic (a.) Tending to remove or separate water; eliminating water.

Hyperbatic (a.) Of or pertaining to an hyperbaton; transposed; inverted.

Hyperbolic (a.) Alt. of Hyperbolical

Hypnagogic (a.) Leading to sleep; -- applied to the illusions of one who is half asleep.

Hypnogenic (a.) Relating to the production of hypnotic sleep; as, the so-called hypnogenic pressure points, pressure upon which is said to cause an attack of hypnotic sleep.

Hypocritic (a.) See Hypocritical.

Hypodermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the parts under the skin.

Hyponastic (a.) Exhibiting a downward convexity caused by unequal growth. Cf. Epinastic.

Hypostatic (a.) Alt. of Hypostatical

Hypothetic (a.) Alt. of Hypothetical

Idealistic (a.) Of or pertaining to idealists or their theories.

Idiocratic (a.) Alt. of Idiocratical

Idiopathic (a.) Alt. of Idiopathical

Improlific (a.) Not prolific.

Inharmonic (a.) Alt. of Inharmonical

Interaulic (a.) Existing between royal courts.

Interpubic (a.) Between the pubic bones or cartilages; as, the interpubic disk.

Intracolic (a.) Within the colon; as, the intracolic valve.

Ischuretic (a.) Having the quality of relieving ischury.

Ischuretic (n.) An ischuretic medicine.

Isentropic (a.) Having equal entropy.

Isethionic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid, HO.C2H4.SO3H, obtained as an oily or crystal

Isochasmic (a.) Indicating equal auroral display; as, an isochasmic

Isocheimic (a.) The same as Isocheimal.

Isochronic (a.) Isochronal.

Isodynamic (a.) Of, pertaining to, having, or denoting, equality of force.

Isographic (a.) Of or pertaining to isography.

Isomorphic (a.) Isomorphous.

Isopiestic (a.) Having equal pressure.

Israelitic (a.) Alt. of Israelitish

Jehovistic (a.) Relating to, or containing, Jehovah, as a name of God; -- said of certain parts of the Old Testament, especially of the Pentateuch, in which Jehovah appears as the name of the Deity. See Elohistic.

Kinaesodic (a.) Kinesodic.

Kinnikinic (n.) Prepared leaves or bark of certain plants; -- used by the Indians of the Northwest for smoking, either mixed with tobacco or as a substitute for it. Also, a plant so used, as the osier cornel (Cornus stolonijra), and the bearberry (Arctostaphylus Uva-ursi).

Lacturamic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic amido acid, which is regarded as a derivative of lactic acid and urea.

Lantanuric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a nitrogenous organic acid of the uric acid group, obtained by the decomposition of allantoin, and usually called allanturic acid.

Latinistic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, Latin; in the Latin style or idiom.

Leucoturic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a nitrogenous organic substance of the uric acid group, called leucoturic acid or oxalantin. See Oxalantin.

Lexiphanic (a.) Using, or interlarded with, pretentious words; bombastic; as, a lexiphanic writer or speaker; lexiphanic writing.

Lignoceric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the formic acid series, found in the tar, wax, or paraffine obtained by distilling certain kinds of wood, as the beech.

Linguistic (a.) Alt. of Linguistical

Lipothymic (a.) Tending to swoon; fainting.

Lithobilic (a.) Pertaining to or designating an organic acid of the tartaric acid series, distinct from lithofellic acid, but, like it, obtained from certain bile products, as bezoar stones.

Lithologic (a.) Alt. of Lithological

Lithotomic (a.) Alt. of Lithotomical

Lithotypic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or produced by, lithotypy.

Logometric (a.) Serving to measure or ascertain chemical equivalents; stoichiometric.

Loxodromic (a.) Pertaining to sailing on rhumb

Madreporic (a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, the genus Madrepora.

Magellanic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or named from, Magellan, the navigator.

Majestatic (a.) Alt. of Majestatal

Malacozoic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Malacozoa.

Mandarinic (a.) Appropriate or peculiar to a mandarin.

Manganesic (a.) Manganic.

Manometric (a.) Alt. of Manometrical

Marcasitic (a.) Alt. of Marcasitical

Margaritic (a.) Margaric.

Masseteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the masseter.

Mathematic (a.) See Mathematical.

Matronymic (n.) See Metronymic.

Melanistic (a.) Affected with melanism; of the nature of melanism.

Merismatic (a.) Dividing into cells or segments; characterized by separation into two or more parts or sections by the formation of internal partitions; as, merismatic growth, where one cell divides into many.

Mesenteric (a.) Pertaining to a mesentery; mesaraic.

Mesodermic (a.) Same as Mesodermal.

Metaleptic (a.) Of or pertaining to a metalepsis.

Metaleptic (a.) Transverse; as, the metaleptic motion of a muscle.

Metaleptic (a.) Of, pertaining to, concerned in, or occurring by, metalepsy.

Metapectic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a supposed acid obtained from pectin.

Metaphoric (a.) Alt. of Metaphorical

Metaphysic (n.) See Metaphysics.

Metaphysic (a.) Metaphysical.

Metastatic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or caused by, metastasis; as, a metastatic abscess; the metastatic processes of growth.

Metathetic (a.) Alt. of Metathetical

Metempiric (a.) Alt. of Metempirical

Metronymic (a.) Derived from the name of one's mother, or other female ancestor; as, a metronymic name or appellation. -- A metronymic appellation.

Micrologic (a.) Alt. of Micrological

Miliolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Miliola; containing miliolites.

Mimotannic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a variety of tannin or tannic acid found in Acacia, Mimosa, etc.

Mobocratic (a.) Of, or relating to, a mobocracy.

Monocarpic (a.) Alt. of Monocarpous

Monoclinic (a.) Having one oblique intersection; -- said of that system of crystallization in which the vertical axis is inc

Monocrotic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or showing, monocrotism; as, a monocrotic pulse; a pulse of the monocrotic type.

Monocystic (a.) Of or pertaining to a division (Monocystidea) of Gregarinida, in which the body consists of one sac.

Monolithic (a.) Of or pertaining to a monolith; consisting of a single stone.

Monometric (a.) Same as Isometric.

Monophonic (a.) Single-voiced; having but one part; as, a monophonic composition; -- opposed to polyphonic.

Monorganic (a.) Belonging to, or affecting, a single organ, or set of organs.

Myelogenic (a.) Derived from, or pertaining to, the bone marrow.

Myographic (a.) Alt. of Myographical

Mystagogic (a.) Alt. of Mystagogical

Mythologic (a.) Alt. of Mythological

Mythopoeic (a.) Making or producing myths; giving rise to mythical narratives.

Naphthalic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or related to, naphthalene; -- used specifically to denote any one of a series of acids derived from naphthalene, and called naphthalene acids.

Naphthalic (a.) Formerly, designating an acid probably identical with phthalic acid.

Napoleonic (a.) Of or pertaining to Napoleon I., or his family; resembling, or having the qualities of, Napoleon I.

Narcotinic (a.) Pertaining to narcotine.

Nativistic (a.) Relating to nativism.

Necrologic (a.) Alt. of Necrological

Neoplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to neoplasty, or neoplasia.

Nihilistic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or characterized by, nihilism.

Nitranilic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a complex organic acid produced as a white crystal

Nitrosylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, nitrosyl; as, nitrosylic acid.

Nomothetic (a.) Alt. of Nomothetical

Nonelastic (a.) Not having elasticity.

Noropianic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the aromatic series obtained from opianic acid.

Nosopoetic (a.) Producing diseases.

Numismatic (a.) Alt. of Numismatical

Nummulitic (a.) Of, like, composed of, containing, nummulites; as, nummulitic beds.

Odontalgic (a.) Of or pertaining to odontalgia.

Odontalgic (n.) A remedy for the toothache.

Oligarchic (a.) Alt. of Oligarchical

Olympionic (n.) An ode in honor of a victor in the Olympic games.

Ophiologic (a.) Alt. of Ophiological

Ophthalmic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the eye; ocular; as the ophthalmic, or orbitonasal, nerve, a division of the trigeminal, which gives branches to the lachrymal gland, eyelids, nose, and forehead.

Opisthotic (n.) The inferior and posterior of the three elements forming the periotic bone.

Optimistic (a.) Of or pertaining to optimism; tending, or conforming, to the opinion that all events are ordered for the best.

Optimistic (a.) Hopeful; sanguine; as, an optimistic view.

Orchestric (a.) Orchestral.

Orographic (a.) Alt. of Orographical

Orsellinic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid obtained by a partial decomposition of orsellic acid as a white crystal

Orthopedic (a.) Alt. of Orthopedical

Orthotomic (a.) Cutting at right angles.

Osteogenic (a.) Osteogenetic.

Osteologic (a.) Alt. of Osteological

Otacoustic (a.) Assisting the sense of hearing; as, an otacoustic instrument.

Otacoustic (n.) Alt. of Otacousticon

Otoscopeic (a.) Of or pertaining to the otoscope or to otoscopy.

Oxybenzoic (a.) Hydroxybenzoic; pertaining to, or designating, any one of several hydroxyl derivatives of benzonic acid, of which the commonest is salicylic acid.

Oxybutyric (a.) Hydroxybutyric; designating any one of a group of metameric acids (C3H6.OH.CO2H).

Oxycaproic (a.) See Leucic.

Oxychloric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating in general, certain compounds containing oxygen and chlorine.

Oxychloric (a.) Formerly designating an acid now called perchloric acid. See Perchloric.

Palaestric (a.) See Palestric.

Palearctic (a.) Belonging to a region of the earth's surface which includes all Europe to the Azores, Iceland, and all temperate Asia.

Palmitolic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an artificial acid of the oleic acid series, isomeric with linoleic acid.

Pancreatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the pancreas; as, the pancreatic secretion, digestion, ferments.

Pangenetic (a.) Of or pertaining to pangenesis.

Pansclavic () Alt. of Pansclavonian

Panspermic (a.) Of or pertaining to panspermy; as, the panspermic hypothesis.

Pantomimic (a.) Alt. of Pantomimical

Paradisaic (a.) Alt. of Paradisaical

Paralactic (a.) Designating an acid called paralactic acid. See Lactic acid, under Lactic.

Paramaleic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from malic acid, and now called fumaric acid.

Paratactic (a.) Of pertaining to, or characterized by, parataxis.

Parathetic (a.) Of or pertaining to parathesis.

Parostotic (a.) Pertaining to parostosis.

Pathematic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, emotion or suffering.

Pathogenic (a.) Of or pertaining to pathogeny; producting disease; as, a pathogenic organism; a pathogenic bacterium.

Pathologic (a.) Alt. of Pathological

Patronymic (a.) Derived from ancestors; as, a patronymic denomination.

Patronymic (n.) A modification of the father's name borne by the son; a name derived from that of a parent or ancestor; as, Pelides, the son of Peleus; Johnson, the son of John; Macdonald, the son of Donald; Paulowitz, the son of Paul; also, the surname of a family; the family name.

Pederastic (a.) Of or pertaining to pederasty.

Pedometric (a.) Alt. of Pedometrical

Pegmatitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, pegmatite; as, the pegmatic structure of certain rocks resembling graphic granite.

Pelargonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also nonoic acid) found in the leaves of the geranium (Pelargonium) and allied plants.

Pentabasic (a.) Capable of uniting with five molecules of a monacid base; having five acid hydrogen atoms capable of substitution by a basic radical; -- said of certain acids.

Pentatomic (a.) Having five atoms in the molecule.

Pentatomic (a.) Having five hydrogen atoms capable of substitution.

Peptogenic (a.) Same as Peptogenous.

Perchloric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, the highest oxygen acid (HClO4), of chlorine; -- called also hyperchloric.

Perchromic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a certain one of the highly oxidized compounds of chromium, which has a deep blue color, and is produced by the action of hydrogen peroxide.

Pericardic (a.) Pericardiac.

Pericarpic (a.) Of or pertaining to a pericarp.

Perimetric (a.) Alt. of Perimetrical

Peripheric (a.) Alt. of Peripherical

Periscopic (a.) Viewing all around, or on all sides.

Periscopic (a.) of or relating to a periscope{2}.

Petrologic (a.) Alt. of Petrological

Phagedenic (a.) Alt. of PhagedenicAL

Phantastic (a.) Alt. of Phantastical

Phenogamic (a.) Alt. of Phenogamous

Philatelic (a.) Of or pertaining to philately.

Philologic (a.) Of or pertaining to philology.

Phlegmatic (a.) Watery.

Phlegmatic (a.) Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution.

Phlegmatic (a.) Generating or causing phlegm.

Phlegmatic (a.) Not easily excited to action or passion; cold; dull; sluggish; heavy; as, a phlegmatic person.

Phlogistic (a.) Of or pertaining to phlogiston, or to belief in its existence.

Phlogistic (a.) Inflammatory; belonging to inflammations and fevers.

Phonologic (a.) Alt. of Phonological

Phonotypic (a.) Alt. of Phonotypical

Phosphatic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus, phosphoric acid, or phosphates; as, phosphatic nodules.

Phosphinic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain acids analogous to the phosphonic acids, but containing two hydrocarbon radicals, and derived from the secondary phosphines by oxidation.

Phosphonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain derivatives of phosphorous acid containing a hydrocarbon radical, and analogous to the sulphonic acid.

Phosphoric (a.) Of or pertaining to phosphorus; resembling, or containing, from us; specifically, designating those compounds in which phosphorus has a higher valence as contrasted with the phosphorous compounds.

Phosphoric (a.) Phosphorescent.

Photogenic (a.) Of or pertaining to photogeny; producing or generating light.

Photologic (a.) Alt. of Photological

Phototypic (a.) Of or pertaining to a phototype or phototypy.

Pleochroic (a.) Having the property of pleochroism.

Pleonastic (a.) Alt. of Pleonastical

Poecilitic (a.) Mottled with various colors; variegated; spotted; -- said of certain rocks.

Poecilitic (a.) Specifically: Of or pertaining to, or characterizing, Triassic and Permian sandstones of red and other colors.

Poikilitic (a.) See Poecilitic.

Polaristic (a.) Pertaining to, or exhibiting, poles; having a polar arrangement or disposition; arising from, or dependent upon, the possession of poles or polar characteristics; as, polaristic antagonism.

Polyandric (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, polyandry; mating with several males.

Polyatomic (a.) Having more than one atom in the molecule; consisting of several atoms.

Polyatomic (a.) Having a valence greater than one.

Polycarpic (a.) Alt. of Polycarpous

Polyclinic (n.) A clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated; especially, an institution in which clinical instruction is given in all kinds of disease.

Polycrotic (a.) Of or pertaining to polycrotism; manifesting polycrotism; as, a polycrotic pulse; a polycrotic pulse curve.

Polymathic (a.) Pertaining to polymathy; acquainted with many branches of learning.

Polyphonic (a.) Having a multiplicity of sounds.

Polyphonic (a.) Characterized by polyphony; as, Assyrian polyphonic characters.

Polyphonic (a.) Consisting of several tone series, or melodic parts, progressing simultaneously according to the laws of counterpoint; contrapuntal; as, a polyphonic composition; -- opposed to homophonic, or monodic.

Porismatic (a.) Alt. of Porismatical

Presbyopic (a.) Affected by presbyopia; also, remedying presbyopia; farsighted.

Prognathic (a.) Prognathous.

Prognostic (a.) Indicating something future by signs or symptoms; foreshowing; aiding in prognosis; as, the prognostic symptoms of a disease; prognostic signs.

Prognostic (a.) That which prognosticates; a sign by which a future event may be known or foretold; an indication; a sign or omen; hence, a foretelling; a prediction.

Prognostic (a.) A sign or symptom indicating the course and termination of a disease.

Prognostic (v. t.) To prognosticate.

Pronephric (a.) Of or pertaining to the pronephros.

Proplastic (a.) Forming a mold.

Prosthetic (a.) Of or pertaining to prosthesis; prefixed, as a letter or letters to a word.

Protandric (a.) Having male sexual organs while young, and female organs later in life.

Psychozoic (a.) Designating, or applied to the Era of man; as, the psychozoic era.

Pugilistic (a.) Of or pertaining to pugillism.

Puseyistic (a.) Alt. of Puseyite

Pyroacetic (a.) Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now called also pyroacetic ether, and formerly was called pyroacetic spirit.

Pyrocitric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively citraconic, itaconic, and mesaconic acid.

Pyrogallic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid called pyrogallol. See Pyrogallol.

Pyrolignic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, the acid liquid obtained in the distillation of wood, consisting essentially of impure acetic acid.

Pyrolithic (a.) Same as Pyrouric, or Cyanuric.

Pyromantic (a.) Of or pertaining to pyromancy.

Pyromantic (n.) One who pretends to divine by fire.

Pyrometric (a.) Alt. of Pyrometrical

Pyrophoric (a.) Alt. of Pyrophorous

Pythagoric (a.) Alt. of Pythagorical

Pythocenic (a.) Producing decomposition, as diseases which are supposed to be accompanied or caused by decomposition.

Quietistic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Quietists, or to Quietism.

Resorcylic (a.) Of, or pertaining to, or producing, resorcin; as, resorcylic acid.

Rheometric (a.) Of or pertaining to a rheometer or rheometry.

Rhodizonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a colorless crystal

Ricinoleic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a fatty acid analogous to oleic acid, obtained from castor oil as an oily substance, C/H/O/ with a harsh taste. Formerly written ricinolic.

Rufigallic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid which is obtained from gallic acid as a brown or red crystal

Sacchulmic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained as a dark amorphous substance by the long-continued boiling of sucrose with very dilute sulphuric acid. It resembles humic acid.

Sanskritic (a.) Sanskrit.

Santoninic (a.) Of or pertaining to santonin; -- used specifically to designate an acid not known in the free state, but obtained in its salts.

Sarcologic (a.) Alt. of Sarcological

Schismatic (a.) Of or pertaining to schism; implying schism; partaking of the nature of schism; tending to schism; as, schismatic opinions or proposals.

Schismatic (n.) One who creates or takes part in schism; one who separates from an established church or religious communion on account of a difference of opinion.

Scholastic (a.) Pertaining to, or suiting, a scholar, a school, or schools; scholarlike; as, scholastic manners or pride; scholastic learning.

Scholastic (a.) Of or pertaining to the schoolmen and divines of the Middle Ages (see Schoolman); as, scholastic divinity or theology; scholastic philosophy.

Scholastic (a.) Hence, characterized by excessive subtilty, or needlessly minute subdivisions; pedantic; formal.

Scholastic (n.) One who adheres to the method or subtilties of the schools.

Scholastic (n.) See the Note under Jesuit.

Sciatheric (a.) Alt. of Sciatherical

Scientific (a.) Of or pertaining to science; used in science; as, scientific principles; scientific apparatus; scientific observations.

Scientific (a.) Agreeing with, or depending on, the rules or principles of science; as, a scientific classification; a scientific arrangement of fossils.

Scientific (a.) Having a knowledge of science, or of a science; evincing science or systematic knowledge; as, a scientific chemist; a scientific reasoner; a scientific argument.

Sciolistic (a.) Of or pertaining to sciolism, or a sciolist; partaking of sciolism; resembling a sciolist.

Sciotheric (a.) Of or pertaining to a sundial.

Semaphoric (a.) Alt. of Semaphorical

Simplistic (a.) Of or pertaining to simples, or a simplist.

Sinapoleic (a.) Of or pertaining to mustard oil; specifically, designating an acid of the oleic acid series said to occur in mistard oil.

Sociologic (a.) Alt. of Sociological

Solecistic (a.) Solecistical.

Sophomoric (a.) Alt. of Sophomorical

Spheroidic (a.) Alt. of Spheroidical

Splanchnic (a.) Of or pertaining to the viscera; visceral.

Squillitic (a.) Of or pertaining to squills.

Stochastic (a.) Conjectural; able to conjecture.

Strontitic (a.) Strontic.

Subaquatic (a.) Alt. of Subaqueous

Subgeneric (a.) Of or pertaining to a subgenus.

Subglottic (a.) Situated below the glottis; -- applied to that part of the cavity of the larynx below the true vocal cords.

Subhepatic (a.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the liver; -- applied to the interlobular branches of the portal vein.

Succinamic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid amide derivative of succinic acid, obtained as a white crystal

Succinuric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid amide, analogous to succinamic acid, which is obtained as a white crystal

Sulphauric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a hypothetical sulphacid of gold (aurum), known only in its salts.

Sulphydric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, hydrogen sulphide, which is regarded as an acid, especially when in solution.

Supertonic (n.) The note next above the keynote; the second of the scale.

Suprapubic (a.) Situated above, or anterior to, the pubic bone.

Symplectic (a.) Plaiting or joining together; -- said of a bone next above the quadrate in the mandibular suspensorium of many fishes, which unites together the other bones of the suspensorium.

Symplectic (n.) The symplectic bone.

Synclastic (a.) Curved toward the same side in all directions; -- said of surfaces which in all directions around any point bend away from a tangent plane toward the same side, as the surface of a sphere; -- opposed to anticlastic.

Synergetic (a.) Working together; cooperating; as, synergetic muscles.

Synteretic (a.) Preserving health; prophylactic.

Syphilitic (a.) Of or pertaining to syphilis; of the nature of syphilis; affected with syphilis.

Syphilitic (n.) A syphilitic patient.

Systematic (a.) Alt. of Systematical

Talismanic (a.) Alt. of Talismanical

Tautologic (a.) Tautological.

Tautomeric (a.) Relating to, or characterized by, tautomerism.

Taxidermic (a.) Of or pertaining to the art of preparing and preserving the skins of animals.

Telephonic (a.) Conveying sound to a great distance.

Telephonic (a.) Of or pertaining to the telephone; by the telephone.

Telescopic (a.) Alt. of Telescopical

Telesmatic (a.) Alt. of Telesmatical

Tenebrific (a.) Rendering dark or gloomy; tenebrous; gloomy.

Teracrylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the acrylic series, obtained by the distillation of terpenylic acid, as an only substance having a peculiar cheesy odor.

Terpenylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4 (called also terpentic acid), homologous with terebic acid, and obtained as a white crystal

Tetrabasic (a.) Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monacid base; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by bases; quadribasic; -- said of certain acids; thus, normal silicic acid, Si(OH)4, is a tetrabasic acid.

Tetraboric (a.) Same as Pyroboric.

Tetratomic (a.) Consisting of four atoms; having four atoms in the molecule, as phosphorus and arsenic.

Tetratomic (a.) Having a valence of four; quadrivalent; tetravalent; sometimes, in a specific sense, having four hydroxyl groups, whether acid or basic.

Theobromic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid extracted from cacao butter (from the Theobroma Cacao), peanut oil (from Arachis hypogaea), etc., as a white waxy crystal

Theocratic (a.) Alt. of Theocratical

Theopathic (a.) Of or pertaining to a theopathy.

Theophanic (a.) Of or pertaining to a theopany; appearing to man, as a god.

Theosophic (a.) Alt. of Theosophical

Thiocyanic (a.) Same as Sulphocyanic.

Thiophenic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, thiophene; specifically, designating a certain acid analogous to benzoic acid.

Timocratic (a.) Belonging to, or constituted by, timocracy.

Tonsilitic (a.) Tonsilar.

Torporific (a.) Tending to produce torpor.

Trichromic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, three colors or color sensations.

Trichromic (a.) Containing three atoms of chromium.

Trigastric (a.) Having three bellies; -- said of a muscle.

Triglyphic (a.) Alt. of Triglyphical

Trigrammic (a.) Same as Trigrammatic.

Trilobitic (a.) Of, pertaining to or containing, trilobites; as, trilobitic rocks.

Trimesitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a tribasic acid, C6H3.(CO2)3, of the aromatic series, obtained, by the oxidation of mesitylene, as a white crystal

Trimorphic (a.) Alt. of Trimorphous

Trithionic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or designating, a certain thionic acid, H2S3O6 which is obtained as a colorless, odorless liquid.

Tropologic (a.) Alt. of Tropological

Truismatic (a.) Of or pertaining to truisms; consisting of truisms.

Tungstenic (a.) Of or pertaining to tungsten; containing tungsten; as, tungstenic ores.

Tympanitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or affected with, tympanites.

Unartistic (a.) Inartistic.

Unionistic (a.) Of or pertaining to union or unionists; tending to promote or preserve union.

Urogastric (a.) Behind the stomach; -- said of two lobes of the carapace of certain crustaceans.

Valerianic (a.) Performance to, or obtained from, valerian root; specifically, designating an acid which is usually called valeric acid.

Variolitic (a.) Thickly marked with small, round specks; spotted.

Variolitic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, variolite.

Vitalistic (a.) Pertaining to, or involving, vitalism, or the theory of a special vital principle.

Volumetric (a.) Of or pertaining to the measurement of volume.

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