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(Greek: a suffix; pertaining to; of the nature of, like; in chemistry, it denotes a higher valence of the element than is expressed by -ous)

antipyrotic (adjective), more antipyrotic, most antipyrotic
A reference to anything of use in preventing or healing burns or pyrosis (heartburn which is a burning sensation in the epigastric region of the abdomen).
antirheumatic
antiscorbutic
Medicine used to prevent or to cure scurvy.
antiseptic (s) (noun), antiseptics (pl)
1. An agent that reduces or prevents contamination; especially, by eliminating or reducing the growth of microorganisms that cause scourge or decay: Antiseptics prevent the growth of disease-causing microorganisms without damaging living tissues.
2. A substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of any disease-causing microorganisms; free of contamination or pollution: Health specialists say that the best antiseptic against illnesses and infection is a thorough hand washing with soap and warm water for at least 30 seconds; especially, whenever one is exposed to things handled by other people; such as, shopping carts or baskets.

One researcher said that people would be safer if they use a disinfectant or an antiseptic to wite the handle of the shopping cart just before they use it.

Researchers say they actually found more fecal bacteria on grocery cart handles than those that are normally found in some bathrooms, primarily because many bathrooms are disinfected more often than an antiseptic is used on the shopping cart handles.

antiskeptic
People who believe everything they hear.
antispasmodic
1. Relieving spasm, usually of smooth muscle, as in arteries, bronchi, intestine, bile duct, ureters, or sphincters, but also of voluntary muscle.
2. An agent that relieves spasm.
antispastic
Antispasmodic with specific reference to skeletal muscle.
antitheistic (adjective), more antitheistic, most antitheistic
Related to those who are opposed to God or anything about God.
antitoxic
antitropic
antixerotic
1. Preventing dryness of the skin.
2. A medicine that relieves or prevents dry skin.
antonymic (adjective), more antonymic, most antonymic
A reference to a word, or words, which express opposite meanings or concepts.
aortic
apancreatic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to something that is caused by the absence of the pancreas: As a result of a critical operation to remove the diseased pancreas, Polly was medically in an apancreatic condition and required daily insulin and careful medical monitoring.
aparalytic (adjective), more aparalytic, most aparalytic
Descriptive of a physical condition that is without paralysis or that which does not cause paralysis: After such a severe automobile accident, the fact that Viola survived in an aparalytic condition was considered to be a miracle.