12 letter words ending in al

Aberrational (a.) Characterized by aberration.

Accusatorial (a.) Accusatory.

Acroamatical (a.) Communicated orally; oral; -- applied to the esoteric teachings of Aristotle, those intended for his genuine disciples, in distinction from his exoteric doctrines, which were adapted to outsiders or the public generally. Hence: Abstruse; profound.

Adambulacral (a.) Next to the ambulacra; as, the adambulacral ossicles of the starfish.

Adenological (a.) Pertaining to adenology.

Admonitorial (a.) Admonitory.

Aeronautical (a.) Pertaining to aeronautics, or aerial sailing.

Aerostatical (a.) Of or pertaining to aerostatics; pneumatic.

Aerostatical (a.) Aeronautic; as, an aerostatic voyage.

Aetiological (a.) Pertaining to aetiology; assigning a cause.

Agricultural (a.) Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage; as, the agricultural class; agricultural implements, wages, etc.

Aich's metal () A kind of gun metal, containing copper, zinc, and iron, but no tin.

Albuminoidal (a.) Of the nature of an albuminoid.

Alexiterical (a.) Resisting poison; obviating the effects of venom; alexipharmic.

Aliethmoidal (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the ethmoid bone or cartilage.

Allotropical (a.) Of or pertaining to allotropism.

Alphabetical (a.) Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic characters, writing, languages, arrangement.

Alphabetical (a.) Literal.

Ambulatorial (a.) Ambulatory; fitted for walking.

Amenorrhoeal (a.) Pertaining to amenorrhoea.

Amygdaloidal (a.) Almond-shaped.

Amygdaloidal (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, the rock amygdaloid.

Anachronical (a.) Characterized by, or involving, anachronism; anachronistic.

Anaglyphical (a.) Pertaining to the art of chasing or embossing in relief; anaglyptic; -- opposed to diaglyptic or sunk work.

Anchoretical (a.) Pertaining to an anchoret or hermit; after the manner of an anchoret.

Animadversal (n.) The faculty of perceiving; a percipient.

Antediluvial (a.) Before the flood, or Deluge, in Noah's time.

Anteprandial (a.) Preceding dinner.

Anthological (a.) Pertaining to anthology; consisting of beautiful extracts from different authors, especially the poets.

Anthropoidal (a.) Anthropoid.

Antibrachial (a.) Of or pertaining to the antibrachium, or forearm.

Antimalarial (a.) Good against malaria.

Antinational (a.) Antagonistic to one's country or nation, or to a national government.

Antiphysical (a.) Contrary to nature; unnatural.

Antiphysical (a.) Relieving flatulence; carminative.

Antiseptical (a.) Counteracting or preventing putrefaction, or a putrescent tendency in the system; antiputrefactive.

Antithetical (a.) Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.

Antivenereal (a.) Good against venereal poison; antisyphilitic.

Apathistical (a.) Apathetic; une motional.

Aphoristical (a.) In the form of, or of the nature of, an aphorism; in the form of short, unconnected sentences; as, an aphoristic style.

Apodeictical (a.) Alt. of Apodictical

Apologetical (a.) Defending by words or arguments; said or written in defense, or by way of apology; regretfully excusing; as, an apologetic essay.

Apoplectical (a.) Relating to apoplexy; affected with, inc

Apparitional (a.) Pertaining to an apparition or to apparitions; spectral.

Appositional (a.) Pertaining to apposition; put in apposition syntactically.

Archetypical (a.) Relating to an archetype; archetypal.

Areometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or measured by, an areometer.

Arithmetical (a.) Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic.

Astrological (a.) Of or pertaining to astrology; professing or practicing astrology.

Astronomical (a.) Of or pertaining to astronomy; in accordance with the methods or principles of astronomy.

Asymmetrical (a.) Incommensurable.

Asymmetrical (a.) Not symmetrical; wanting proportion; esp., not bilaterally symmetrical.

Atheological (a.) Opposed to theology; atheistic.

Autochthonal (a.) Alt. of Autochthonous

Autocratical (a.) Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.

Bactericidal (a.) Destructive of bacteria.

Barometrical (a.) Pertaining to the barometer; made or indicated by a barometer; as, barometric changes; barometrical observations.

Baroscopical (a.) Pertaining to, or determined by, the baroscope.

Bibliothecal (a.) Belonging to a library.

Bicentennial (a.) Consisting of two hundred years.

Bicentennial (a.) Occurring every two hundred years.

Bicentennial (n.) The two hundredth year or anniversary, or its celebration.

Biographical (a.) Of or pertaining to biography; containing biography.

Blastophoral (a.) Alt. of Blastophoric

Brevirostral (a.) Alt. of Brevirostrate

Cabalistical (a.) Of or pertaining to the cabala; containing or conveying an occult meaning; mystic.

Cacochymical (a.) Having the fluids of the body vitiated, especially the blood.

Cacophonical (a.) Alt. of Cacophonious

Calycifloral (a.) Alt. of callyciflorous

Carpological (a.) Of or pertaining to carpology.

Cataphysical (a.) Unnatural; contrary to nature.

Catechetical (a.) Relating to or consisting in, asking questions and receiving answers, according to the ancient manner of teaching.


Cerebrifugal (a.) Applied to those nerve fibers which go from the brain to the spinal cord, and so transfer cerebral impulses (centrifugal impressions) outwards.

Cerebripetal (a.) Applied to those nerve fibers which go from the spinal cord to the brain and so transfer sensations (centripetal impressions) from the exterior inwards.

Chirological (a.) Relating to chirology.

Circumjovial (n.) One of the moons or satellites of the planet Jupiter.

Coincidental (a.) Coincident.

Collectional (a.) Of or pertaining to collecting.

Commissarial (a.) Of or pertaining to a commissary.

Declensional (a.) Belonging to declension.

Dedicatorial (a.) Dedicatory.

Definitional (a.) Relating to definition; of the nature of a definition; employed in defining.

Democratical (a.) Democratic.

Dentilingual (a.) Produced by applying the tongue to the teeth or to the gums; or representing a sound so formed.

Dentilingual (n.) A dentilingual sound or letter.

Dentirostral (a.) Having a toothed bill; -- applied to a group of passerine birds, having the bill notched, and feeding chiefly on insects, as the shrikes and vireos. See Illust. (N) under Beak.

Dentolingual (a.) Dentilingual.

Departmental (a.) Pertaining to a department or division.

Derivational (a.) Relating to derivation.

Descensional (a.) Pertaining to descension.

Diagraphical (a.) Descriptive.

Diarthrodial (a.) Relating to diarthrosis, or movable articulations.

Differential (a.) Relating to or indicating a difference; creating a difference; discriminating; special; as, differential characteristics; differential duties; a differential rate.

Differential (a.) Of or pertaining to a differential, or to differentials.

Differential (a.) Relating to differences of motion or leverage; producing effects by such differences; said of mechanism.

Differential (n.) An increment, usually an indefinitely small one, which is given to a variable quantity.

Differential (n.) A small difference in rates which competing railroad

Differential (n.) One of two coils of conducting wire so related to one another or to a magnet or armature common to both, that one coil produces polar action contrary to that of the other.

Differential (n.) A form of conductor used for dividing and distributing the current to a series of electric lamps so as to maintain equal action in all.

Digressional (a.) Pertaining to, or having the character of, a digression; departing from the main purpose or subject.

Diplomatical (a.) Pertaining to diplomacy; relating to the foreign ministers at a court, who are called the diplomatic body.

Diplomatical (a.) Characterized by tact and shrewdness; dexterous; artful; as, diplomatic management.

Diplomatical (a.) Pertaining to diplomatics; paleographic.

Disangelical (a.) Not angelical.

Discretional () Alt. of Discretionary

Discussional (a.) Pertaining to discussion.

Ditheistical (a.) Pertaining to ditheism; dualistic.

Dodecahedral (a.) Pertaining to, or like, a dodecahedion; consisting of twelve equal sides.

Dorsiventral (a.) Having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most common leaves. The leaves of the iris are not dorsiventral.

Dorsiventral (a.) See Dorsoventral.

Dorsoventral (a.) From the dorsal to the ventral side of an animal; as, the dorsoventral axis.

Duodecennial (a.) Consisting of twelve years.

Dynametrical (a.) Pertaining to a dynameter.

Dysenterical (a.) Of or pertaining to dysentery; having dysentery; as, a dysenteric patient.

Echinodermal (a.) Relating or belonging to the echinoderms.

Ectolecithal (a.) Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the center of the egg; as, ectolecithal ova.

Emblematical (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting in, an emblem; symbolic; typically representative; representing as an emblem; as, emblematic language or ornaments; a crown is emblematic of royalty; white is emblematic of purity.

Embolismical (a.) Pertaining to embolism or intercalation; intercalated; as, an embolismic year, i. e., the year in which there is intercalation.

Emigrational (a.) Relating to emigration.

Encrinitical (a.) Pertaining to encrinites; encrinal.

Endochondral (a.) Growing or developing within cartilage; -- applied esp. to developing bone.

Endophragmal (a.) Of or pertaining to the endophragma.

Endoskeletal (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton; as, endoskeletal muscles.

Enharmonical (a.) Of or pertaining to that one of the three kinds of musical scale (diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic) recognized by the ancient Greeks, which consisted of quarter tones and major thirds, and was regarded as the most accurate.

Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a change of notes to the eye, while, as the same keys are used, the instrument can mark no difference to the ear, as the substitution of A/ for G/.

Enharmonical (a.) Pertaining to a scale of perfect intonation which recognizes all the notes and intervals that result from the exact tuning of diatonic scales and their transposition into other keys.

Epexegetical (a.) Relating to epexegesis; explanatory; exegetical.

Epibranchial (a.) Pertaining to the segment between the ceratobranchial and pharyngobranchial in a branchial arch.

Epibranchial (n.) An epibranchial cartilage or bone.

Epicycloidal (a.) Pertaining to the epicycloid, or having its properties.

Epigraphical (a.) Of or pertaining to epigraphs or to epigraphy; as, an epigraphic style; epigraphical works or studies.

Equimomental (a.) Having equal moments of inertia.

Ethnological (a) Of or pertaining to ethnology.

Etymological (a.) Pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words.

Eulogistical (a.) Of or pertaining to eulogy; characterized by eulogy; bestowing praise; panegyrical; commendatory; laudatory; as, eulogistic speech or discourse.

Expediential () Governed by expediency; seeking advantage; as an expediential policy.

Experiential (a.) Derived from, or pertaining to, experience.

Experimental (a.) Pertaining to experiment; founded on, or derived from, experiment or trial; as, experimental science; given to, or skilled in, experiment; as, an experimental philosopher.

Experimental (a.) Known by, or derived from, experience; as, experimental religion.

Expressional (a.) Of, or relating to, expression; phraseological; also, vividly representing or suggesting an idea or sentiment.

Exscriptural (a.) Not in accordance with the doctrines of Scripture; unscriptural.

Extralogical (a.) Lying outside of the domain of logic.

Familistical (a.) Pertaining to Familists.

Fissilingual (a.) Having the tongue forked.

Fissirostral (a.) Having the bill cleft beyond the horny part, as in the case of swallows and goatsuckers.

Foot poundal () A unit of energy or work, equal to the work done in moving a body through one foot against the force of one poundal.

Frigorifical (a.) Causing cold; producing or generating cold.

Gasometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to the measurement of gases; as, gasometric analysis.

Geanticlinal (n.) An upward bend or flexure of a considerable portion of the earth's crust, resulting in the formation of a class of mountain elevations called anticlinoria; -- opposed to geosynclinal.

Genealogical (a.) Of or pertaining to genealogy; as, a genealogical table; genealogical order.

Genethliacal (a.) Genethliac.

Genitocrural (a.) Pertaining to the genital organs and the thigh; -- applied especially to one of the lumbar nerves.

Geocentrical (a.) Having reference to the earth as center; in relation to or seen from the earth, -- usually opposed to heliocentric, as seen from the sun; as, the geocentric longitude or latitude of a planet.

Geocentrical (a.) Having reference to the center of the earth.

Geognostical (a.) Of or pertaining to geognosy, or to a knowledge of the structure of the earth; geological.

Geographical (a.) Of or pertaining to geography.

Geosynclinal (n.) the downward bend or subsidence of the earth's crust, which allows of the gradual accumulation of sediment, and hence forms the first step in the making of a mountain range; -- opposed to geanticlinal.

Ginglymoidal (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a ginglymus, or hinge joint; ginglyform.

Gladiatorial (a.) Alt. of Gladiatorian

Gnomological (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling, a gnomology.

Governmental (a.) Pertaining to government; made by government; as, governmental duties.

Grallatorial (a.) Alt. of Grallatory

Graphitoidal (a.) Resembling graphite or plumbago.

Haematocryal (a.) Cold-blooded.

Hagiographal () Pertaining to the hagiographa, or to sacred writings.

Hebdomatical (a.) Weekly; hebdomadal.

Hemastatical (a. & n.) Same as Hemostatic.

Hemorrhoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, hemorrhoids.

Hemorrhoidal (a.) Of or pertaining to the rectum; rectal; as, the hemorrhoidal arteries, veins, and nerves.

Heroicomical (a.) Combining the heroic and the ludicrous; denoting high burlesque; as, a heroicomic poem.

Heterocercal (a.) Having the vertebral column evidently continued into the upper lobe of the tail, which is usually longer than the lower one, as in sharks.

Heterogeneal (a.) Heterogeneous.

Heterotropal (a.) Alt. of Heterotropous

Hexametrical (a.) Consisting of six metrical feet.

Hierarchical (a.) Pertaining to a hierarchy.

Hierological (a.) Pertaining to hierology.

Histological (a.) Pertaining to histology, or to the microscopic structure of the tissues of living organisms.

Histrionical (a.) Of or relating to the stage or a stageplayer; befitting a theatre; theatrical; -- sometimes in a bad sense.

Horometrical (a.) Belonging to horometry.

Hydrological (a.) Of or pertaining to hydrology.

Hydrothermal (a.) Of or pertaining to hot water; -- used esp. with reference to the action of heated waters in dissolving, redepositing, and otherwise producing mineral changes within the crust of the globe.

Hymenopteral (a.) Alt. of Hymenopterous

Hyperbolical (a.) Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.

Hyperbolical (a.) Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth; as, an hyperbolical expression.

Hypocritical (a.) Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy; as, a hypocriticalperson; a hypocritical look; a hypocritical action.

Hyposkeletal (a.) Beneath the endoskeleton; hypaxial; as, the hyposkeletal muscles; -- opposed to episkeletal.

Hypostatical (a.) Relating to hypostasis, or substance; hence, constitutive, or elementary.

Hypostatical (a.) Personal, or distinctly personal; relating to the divine hypostases, or substances.

Hypostatical (a.) Depending upon, or due to, deposition or setting; as, hypostatic cognestion, cognestion due to setting of blood by gravitation.

Hypothenusal (a.) Of or pertaining to hypothenuse.

Hypothetical (a.) Characterized by, or of the nature of, an hypothesis; conditional; assumed without proof, for the purpose of reasoning and deducing proof, or of accounting for some fact or phenomenon.

Ichnological (a.) Of or pertaining to ichnology.

Idiocratical (a.) Peculiar in constitution or temperament; idiosyncratic.

Idiopathical (a.) Pertaining to idiopathy; characterizing a disease arising primarily, and not in consequence of some other disease or injury; -- opposed to symptomatic, sympathetic, and traumatic.

Immechanical (a.) Not mechanical.

Immethodical (a.) Not methodical; without method or systematic arrangement; without order or regularity; confused.

Impedimental (a.) Of the nature of an impediment; hindering; obstructing; impeditive.

Imperatorial (a.) Commanding; imperative; authoritative.

Imperatorial (a.) Of or pertaining to the title or office of imperator.

Inartificial (a.) Not artificial; not made or elaborated by art; natural; simple; artless; as, an inartificial argument; an inartificial character.

Indulgential (a.) Relating to the indulgences of the Roman Catholic Church.

Infanticidal (a.) Of or pertaining to infanticide; engaged in, or guilty of, child murder.

Inflectional (a.) Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection.

Infraorbital (a.) Below the orbit; as, the infraorbital foramen; the infraorbital nerve.

Infrasternal (a.) Below the sternum; as, the infrasternal depression, or pit of the stomach.

Inharmonical (a.) Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.

Inspectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an inspector or to inspection.

Instrumental (a.) Acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; as, he was instrumental in conducting the business.

Instrumental (a.) Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music.

Intellectual (a.) Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.

Intellectual (a.) Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.

Intellectual (a.) Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.

Intellectual (a.) Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.

Intellectual (n.) The intellect or understanding; mental powers or faculties.

Intercentral (a.) Between centers.

Interdigital (a.) Between the fingers or toes; as, interdigital space.

Intermembral (a.) Between members or limbs; as, intermembral homology, the correspondence of the limbs with each other.

Internecinal (a.) Internecine.

Internuncial (a.) Of or pertaining to an internuncio.

Internuncial (a.) Communicating or transmitting impressions between different parts of the body; -- said of the nervous system.

Interorbital (a.) Between the orbits; as, the interorbital septum.

Intersternal (a.) Between the sternal; -- said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.

Interstitial (a.) Of or pertaining to interstices; intermediate; within the tissues; as, interstitial cavities or spaces in the tissues of animals or plants.

Intracranial (a.) Within the cranium or skull.

Irrhetorical (a.) Not rethorical.

Irrotational (a.) Not rotatory; passing from one point to another by a movement other than rotation; -- said of the movement of parts of a liquid or yielding mass.

Ischiorectal (a.) Of or pertaining to the region between the rectum and ishial tuberosity.

Isocheimenal (a.) Alt. of Isochimenal

Kyriological (a.) Serving to denote objects by conventional signs or alphabetical characters; as, the original Greek alphabet of sixteen letters was called kyriologic, because it represented the pure elementary sounds. See Curiologic.

Lepidopteral (a.) Alt. of Lepidopterous

Linguadental (a.) Formed or uttered by the joint use of the tongue and teeth, or rather that part of the gum just above the front teeth; dentolingual, as the letters d and t.

Linguadental (n.) An articulation pronounced by the aid or use of the tongue and teeth.

Linguidental (a. & n.) Linguadental.

Linguistical (a.) Of or pertaining to language; relating to linguistics, or to the affinities of languages.

Lithological (a.) Of or pertaining to the character of a rock, as derived from the nature and mode of aggregation of its mineral contents.

Lithological (a.) Of or pertaining to lithology.

Lithotomical (a.) Pertaining to, or performed by, lithotomy.

Longilateral (a.) Having long sides especially, having the form of a long parallelogram.

Longirostral (a.) Having a long bill; of or pertaining to the Longirostres.

Longitudinal (a.) Of or pertaining to longitude or length; as, longitudinal distance.

Longitudinal (a.) Extending in length; in the direction of the length; running lengthwise, as distinguished from transverse; as, the longitudinal diameter of a body.

Longitudinal (n.) A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.

Mammalogical (a.) Of or pertaining to mammalogy.

Manometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to the manometer; made by the manometer.

Manufactural (a.) Of or pertaining to manufactures.

Manuscriptal (a.) Manuscript.

Marcasitical (a.) Containing, or having the nature of, marcasite.

Marginicidal (a.) Dehiscent by the separation of united carpels; -- said of fruits.

Mathematical (a.) Of or pertaining to mathematics; according to mathematics; hence, theoretically precise; accurate; as, mathematical geography; mathematical instruments; mathematical exactness.

Medicamental (a.) Of or pertaining to medicaments or healing applications; having the qualities of medicaments.

Medico-legal (a.) Of or pertaining to law as affected by medical facts.

Metaleptical (a.) Metaleptic.

Metaphorical (a.) Of or pertaining to metaphor; comprising a metaphor; not literal; figurative; tropical; as, a metaphorical expression; a metaphorical sense.

Metaphysical (a.) Of or pertaining to metaphysics.

Metaphysical (a.) According to rules or principles of metaphysics; as, metaphysical reasoning.

Metaphysical (a.) Preternatural or supernatural.

Metathetical (a.) Of or pertaining to metathesis.

Metempirical (a.) Related, or belonging, to the objects of knowledge within the province of metempirics.

Metrological (a.) Of or pertaining to metrology.

Micrological (a.) Of or pertaining to micrology; very minute; as, micrologic examination.

Microscopial (a.) Microscopic.

Molluscoidal (a.) Molluscoid.

Monomaniacal (a.) Affected with monomania, or partial derangement of intellect; caused by, or resulting from, monomania; as, a monomaniacal delusion.

Monopersonal (a.) Having but one person, or form of existence.

Multicentral (a.) Having many, or several, centers; as, a multicentral cell.

Multicipital (a.) Having many heads or many stems from one crown or root.

Multilateral (a.) Having many sides; many-sided.

Multinominal (a.) Alt. of Multinominous

Myographical (a.) Of or pertaining to myography.

Myriological (a.) Of or relating to a myriologue.

Mystagogical (a.) Of or pertaining to interpretation of mysteries or to mystagogue; of the nature of mystagogy.

Mythological (a.) Of or pertaining to mythology or to myths; mythical; fabulous.

Nasoturbinal (a.) Connected with, or near, both the turbinal and the nasal bones; as, the nasalturbinal bone, made up of the uppermost lammelae of the ethmoturbinal, and sometimes united with the nasal.

Nasoturbinal (n.) The nasoturbinal bone.

Necrological (a.) Of or pertaining to necrology; of the nature of necrology; relating to, or giving, an account of the dead, or of deaths.

Neurochordal (a.) See Neurocord.

Neurological (a.) Of or pertaining to neurolgy.

Neurotomical (a.) Of or pertaining to neurotomy.

Nomothetical (a.) Legislative; enacting laws; as, a nomothetical power.

Noncommittal (n.) A state of not being committed or pledged; forbearance or refusal to commit one's self. Also used adjectively.

Nonessential (a.) Not essential.

Nonessential (n.) A thing not essential.

Numismatical (a.) Of or pertaining to coins; relating to the science of coins or medals.

Oligarchical (a.) Of or pertaining to oligarchy, or government by a few.

Ophiological (a.) Of or pertaining to ophiology.

Orographical (a.) Of or pertaining to orography.

Orthodoxical (a.) Pertaining to, or evincing, orthodoxy; orthodox.

Orthopedical (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, orthopedy; relating to the prevention or cure of deformities of children, or, in general, of the human body at any age; as, orthopedic surgery; an orthopedic hospital.

Osteological (a.) Of or pertaining to osteology.

Pachyglossal (a.) Having a thick tongue; -- applied to a group of lizards (Pachyglossae), including the iguanas and agamas.

Pantological (a.) Of or pertaining to pantology.

Pantomimical (a.) Of or pertaining to the pantomime; representing by dumb show.

Paraboloidal (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a paraboloid.

Paradisaical (a.) Of or pertaining to, or resembling, paradise; paradisiacal.

Paradisiacal (a.) Of or pertaining to paradise; suitable to, or like, paradise.

Parliamental (a.) Parliamentary.

Paroccipital (a.) Situated near or beside the occipital condyle or the occipital bone; paramastoid; -- applied especially to a process of the skull in some animals.

Parumbilical (a.) Near the umbilicus; -- applied especially to one or more small veins which, in man, connect the portal vein with the epigastric veins in the front wall of the abdomen.

Pathological (a.) Of or pertaining to pathology.

Patronymical (a.) Same as Patronymic.

Pedometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or measured by, a pedometer.

Pentateuchal (a.) Of or pertaining to the Pentateuch.

Perfectional (a.) Of or pertaining to perfection; characterized by perfection.

Perichaetial (a.) Of or pertaining to the perichaeth.

Perimetrical (a.) Of or pertaining to the perimeter, or to perimetry; as, a perimetric chart of the eye.

Peripherical (a.) See Peripheral.

Peritracheal (a.) Surrounding the tracheae.

Perivisceral (a.) Around the viscera; as, the perivisceral cavity.

Pestilential (a.) Having the nature or qualities of a pestilence.

Pestilential (a.) Hence: Mischievous; noxious; pernicious; morally destructive.

Petrological (a.) Of or pertaining to petrology.

PhagedenicAL (a.) Of, like, or pertaining to, phagedena; used in the treatment of phagedena; as, a phagedenic ulcer or medicine.

PhagedenicAL (n.) A phagedenic medicine.

Phantastical (a.) See Fantastic.

Philological (a.) Alt. of Philologic

Philomusical (a.) Loving music. [R.]Busby.

Phlegmatical (a.) Phlegmatic.

Phlogistical (a.) Phlogistic.

Phonological (a.) Of or pertaining to phonology.

Phonotypical (a.) Of or pertaining to phonotypy; as, a phonotypic alphabet.

Phosphorical (a.) Phosphoric.

Photological (a.) Pertaining to photology, or the doctrine of light.

Phytological (a.) Of or pertaining to phytology; botanical.

Pleonastical (a.) Of or pertaining to pleonasm; of the nature of pleonasm; redundant.

Pluriliteral (a.) Consisting of more letters than three.

Pluriliteral (n.) A pluriliteral word.

Polyhedrical (a.) Having many sides, as a solid body.

Porismatical (a.) Of or pertaining to a porism; poristic.

Postdiluvial (a.) Alt. of Postdiluvian

Postprandial (a.) Happening, or done, after dinner; after-dinner; as, postprandial speeches.

Prebronchial (a.) Situated in front of the bronchus; -- applied especially to an air sac on either side of the esophagus of birds.

Precautional (a.) Precautionary.

Precedential (a.) Of the nature of a precedent; having force as an example for imitation; as, precedential transactions.

Preceptorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a preceptor.

Precessional (a.) Of or pertaining to pression; as, the precessional movement of the equinoxes.

Predictional (a.) Prophetic; prognostic.

Prefectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a prefect.

Preferential (a.) Giving, indicating, or having a preference or precedence; as, a preferential claim; preferential shares.

Presbyterial (a.) Presbyterian.

Presidential (a.) Presiding or watching over.

Presidential (a.) Of or pertaining to a president; as, the presidential chair; a presidential election.

Preventional (a.) Tending to prevent.

Prevertebral (a.) Situated immediately in front, or on the ventral side, of the vertebral column; prespinal.

Prismatoidal (a.) Having a prismlike form.

Proboscidial (a.) Proboscidate.

Processional (a.) Of or pertaining to a procession; consisting in a procession.

Processional (n.) A service book relating to ecclesiastical processions.

Processional (n.) A hymn, or other selection, sung during a church procession; as, the processional was the 202d hymn.

Professional (a.) Of or pertaining to a profession, or calling; conforming to the rules or standards of a profession; following a profession; as, professional knowledge; professional conduct.

Professional (a.) Engaged in by professionals; as, a professional race; -- opposed to amateur.

Professional (n.) A person who prosecutes anything professionally, or for a livelihood, and not in the character of an amateur; a professional worker.

Professorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a professor; as, the professional chair; professional interest.

Proportional (a.) Having a due proportion, or comparative relation; being in suitable proportion or degree; as, the parts of an edifice are proportional.

Proportional (a.) Relating to, or securing, proportion.

Proportional (a.) Constituting a proportion; having the same, or a constant, ratio; as, proportional quantities; momentum is proportional to quantity of matter.

Proportional (n.) Any number or quantity in a proportion; as, a mean proportional.

Proportional (n.) The combining weight or equivalent of an element.

Protectorial (a.) Same as Protectoral.

Protreptical (a.) Adapted to persuade; hortatory; persuasive.

Providential (a.) Effected by, or referable to, divine direction or superintendence; as, the providential contrivance of thing; a providential escape.

Pseudopodial (a.) Of or pertaining to a pseudopod, or to pseudopodia. See Illust. of Heliozoa.

Pteroglossal (a.) Having the tongue finely notched along the sides, so as to have a featherlike appearance, as the toucans.

Pyritohedral (a.) Like pyrites in hemihedral form.

Pyrometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained by, the pyrometer; as, pyrometrical instruments; pyrometrical measurements.

Pythagorical (a.) See Pythagorean, a.

Quadriennial (a.) Same as Quadrennial.

Quadrinomial (n.) A polynomial of four terms connected by the signs plus or minus.

Quaquaversal (a.) Turning or dipping in any or every direction.

Quaquaversal (a.) Dipping toward all points of the compass round a center, as beds of lava round a crater.

Querulential (a.) Querulous.

Quinquennial (a.) Occurring once in five years, or at the end of every five years; also, lasting five years. A quinquennial event.

Rectirostral (a.) Having a straight beak.

Rectovaginal (a.) Of or pertaining to both the rectum and the vagina.

Renal-portal (a.) Both renal and portal. See Portal.

Repetitional (a.) Alt. of Repetitionary

Responsorial (a.) Responsory; antiphonal.

Retinophoral (a.) Of or pertaining to retinophorae.

Rheumatismal (a.) Of or pertaining to rheumatism.

Rhinocerical (a.) Of or pertaining to the rhinoceros; resembling the rhinoceros, or his horn.

Rhinological (a.) Of or pertaining to rhinology.

Rhombohedral (a.) Related to the rhombohedron; presenting the form of a rhombohedron, or a form derivable from a rhombohedron; relating to a system of forms including the rhombohedron and scalenohedron.

Saccharoidal (a.) Resembling sugar, as in taste, appearance, consistency, or composition; as, saccharoidal limestone.

Sanctimonial (a.) Sanctimonious.

Sarcological (a.) Of or pertaining to sarcology.

Schismatical (a.) Same as Schismatic.

Scholastical (a. & n.) Scholastic.

Sciatherical (a.) Belonging to a sundial.

Scientifical (a.) Scientific.

Semaphorical (a.) Of or pertaining to a semaphore, or semaphores; telegraphic.

Semiologioal (a.) Of or pertaining to the science of signs, or the systematic use of signs; as, a semeiological classification of the signs or symptoms of disease; a semeiological arrangement of signs used as signals.

Semiofficial (a.) Half official; having some official authority or importance; as, a semiofficial statement.

Semiological () Same as Semeiography, Semeiology, Semeiological.

Septilateral (a.) Having seven sides; as, a septilateral figure.

Sinistrorsal (a.) Rising spirally from right to left (of the spectator); sinistrorse.

Sociological (a.) Of or pertaining to sociology, or social science.

Solecistical (a.) Pertaining to, or involving, a solecism; incorrect.

Sophomorical (a.) Of or pertaining to a sophomore; resembling a sophomore; hence, pretentious; inflated in style or manner; as, sophomoric affectation.

Spectatorial (a.) Of or pertaining to a spectator.

Spheroidical (a.) See Spheroidal.

Sternocostal (a.) Of or pertaining to the sternum and the ribs; as, the sternocostal cartilages.

Styloglossal (a.) Of or pertaining to styloid process and the tongue.

Subbronchial (a.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the bronchi; as, the subbronchial air sacs of birds.

Subcelestial (a.) Being beneath the heavens; as, subcelestial glories.

Subepidermal (a.) Situated immediately below the epidermis.

Suboccipital (a.) Situated under, or posterior to, the occiput; as, the suboccipital, or first cervical, nerve.

Subpolygonal (a.) Approximately polygonal; somewhat or almost polygonal.

Subspherical (a.) Nearly spherical; having a figure resembling that of a sphere.

Substantival (a.) Of or pertaining to a substantive; of the nature of substantive.

Subterraneal (a.) Subterranean.

Subtrihedral (a.) Approaching the form of a three-sided pyramid; as, the subtrihedral crown of a tooth.

Subvertebral (a.) Situated beneath, or on the ventral side of, the vertebral column; situated beneath, or inside of, the endoskeleton; hypaxial; hyposkeletal.

Successional (a.) Of or pertaining to a succession; existing in a regular order; consecutive.

Superethical (a.) More than ethical; above ethics.

Superfinical (a.) Extremely finical.

Superfrontal (n.) A cloth which is placed over the top of an altar, and often hangs down a few inches over the frontal.

Supermundial (a.) Supermundane.

Supernatural (a.) Being beyond, or exceeding, the power or laws of nature; miraculous.

Supersensual (a.) Supersensible.

Supplemental (a.) Alt. of Supplementary

Supracranial (a.) Situated above, or in the roof of, the cranium.

Supraorbital (a.) Alt. of Supraorbitar

Suprasternal (a.) Situated above, or anterior to, the sternum.

Supravaginal (a.) Situated above or outside a sheath or vaginal membrane.

Symbological (a.) Pertaining to a symbology; versed in, or characterized by, symbology.

Synchronical (a.) Happening at the same time; synchronous.

Systematical (a.) Of or pertaining to system; consisting in system; methodical; formed with regular connection and adaptation or subordination of parts to each other, and to the design of the whole; as, a systematic arrangement of plants or animals; a systematic course of study.

Systematical (a.) Proceeding according to system, or regular method; as, a systematic writer; systematic benevolence.

Systematical (a.) Pertaining to the system of the world; cosmical.

Systematical (a.) Affecting successively the different parts of the system or set of nervous fibres; as, systematic degeneration.

Talismanical (a.) Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical.

Tautegorical (a.) Expressing the same thing with different words; -- opposed to allegorical.

Tautological (a.) Involving tautology; having the same signification; as, tautological expression.

Teleocephial (n. pl.) An extensive order of bony fishes including most of the common market species, as bass, salmon, cod, perch, etc.

Teleological (a.) Of or pertaining to teleology, or the doctrine of design.

Telescopical (a.) Of or pertaining to a telescope; performed by a telescope.

Telescopical (a.) Seen or discoverable only by a telescope; as, telescopic stars.

Telescopical (a.) Able to discern objects at a distance; farseeing; far-reaching; as, a telescopic eye; telescopic vision.

Telesmatical (a.) Of or pertaining to telesms; magical.

Tenuirostral (a.) Thin-billed; -- applied to birds with a slender bill, as the humming birds.

Tetrarchical (a.) Of or pertaining to a tetrarch or tetrarchy.

Theocratical (a.) Of or pertaining to a theocracy; administred by the immediate direction of God; as, the theocratical state of the Israelites.

Theosophical (a.) Of or pertaining to theosophy.

Transitional (a.) Of or pertaining to transition; involving or denoting transition; as, transitional changes; transitional stage.

Triglyphical (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, triglyphs.

Triglyphical (a.) Containing three sets of characters or sculptures.

Triphthongal (a.) Of or pertaining to a triphthong; consisting of three vowel sounds pronounced together in a single syllable.

Tropological (a.) Characterized by tropes; varied by tropes; tropical.

Tyrannicidal (a.) Of or pertaining to tyrannicide, or the murder of a tyrant.

Unprudential (a.) Imprudent.

Urinogenital (a.) Pertaining to the urinary and genital organs; genitourinary; urogenital; as, the urinogenital canal.

Uterovaginal (n.) Pertaining to both the uterus and the vagina.

Visitatorial (a.) Of or pertaining to visitation, or a judicial visitor or superintendent; visitorial.

Viticultural (a.) Of or pertaining to viticulture.

Volumetrical (a.) Volumetric.

Vulvovaginal (a.) Pertaining both to the vulva and the vagina.

Water ordeal () Same as Ordeal by water. See the Note under Ordeal, n., 1.

Wood's metal () A fusible alloy consisting of one or two parts of cadmium, two parts of tin, four of lead, with seven or eight part of bismuth. It melts at from 66! to 71! C. See Fusible metal, under Fusible.

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