-poeia, -poie, -peia, -poiesis, -poesis, -poeic, -poetic, -poietic, -poetical, -poietical +

(Greek: making, producing, creating, creative, forming, formation)

In medical terminology, the "creation" or "production" of that which is named by the combining root.

onomatopoeia (s) (noun), onomatopoeias (pl)
1. The formation of words in imitation of sounds; a figure of speech in which the sound of a word is imitative of the sound of the thing which the word represents: The buzz of bees, the hiss of a goose, the crackle of fire, the bow-wow of a dog, and the ring, ring, ring of a bell are all examples of onomatopoeias.
2. Etymology: from Late Latin, which came from Greek onomatopoiia, "the making of a name or word" (in imitation of a sound associated with the thing being named); from onomatopoios, from onoma (genitive form of onomatos), "word, name" + a derivative of poiein, "to compose, to make"; resulting in "the making of names", "to compose a word or words", and "coining or creating words".
Words that come from an imitation of sounds.
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Words that imitate or suggest the source of the sounds that they describe.

Onomatopoeias are not universally the same across all languages; they conform to some extent to the broader linguistic system they are part of; so, the sound of a clock may be tick tock in English and tik tak in Dutch or tic-tac in French.

Red mud squizzled through bare black toes;
Sucked at crusty calloused heels;
Whiffled back in lush repose:
Whished to whip around clashing wheels.
—Marie Elizabeth Byrd, "Mud"

1. Imitative of the sound associated with the thing or action denoted by a word.
2. The formation or use of words; such as, buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to; such as, "Onomatopoeic words imitate or express the sounds of noises."
1. Of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia.
2: A reference to words that are formed in imitation of natural sounds.
1. The making of a name or word, especially to express or imitate a natural sound; such as, hiss, crash, boom.
2. In psychiatry, the tendency to make new words of this type is said to characterize some people with schizophrenia.
1. A speech, figure of speech, or rhetorical device aimed to stimulate the passions.
2. The excitation of passion by rhetoric or poetry.
The causation of disease; the tendency of an individual to become ill.
Visual imagery in poetry.
An authoritative treatise on drugs and their preparations; a book containing a list of products used in medicine, with descriptions, chemical tests for determining identity and purity, and formulas for certain mixtures of these substances.

It also generally contains a statement of average dosage. The first United States pharmacopeia was published on December 15, 1820, printed in both Latin and English, and its 272 pages included 217 drugs which were considered worthy of recognition.

USP, United States Pharmacopeia, a legally recognized compendium of standards for drugs, published by The United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc., and revised periodically. It also includes assays and tests for the determination of strength, quality, and purity.

Of, pertaining to, or recognized by a pharmacopeia.
Another form of pharmacopeia.
1. A verbal composition designed to convey experiences, ideas, or emotions in a vivid and imaginative way, characterized by the use of language chosen for its sound and suggestive power and by the use of literary techniques; such as, meter, metaphor, and rhyme.
2. A composition in verse rather than in prose.
3. A literary composition written with an intensity or beauty of language more characteristic of poetry than of prose.
4. A creation, object, or experience having beauty suggestive of poetry.
5. Etymology: from Middle French (about 1400 to 1600) poème (14th century); from Latin poema, "verse, poetry" from Greek poema. "thing made or created, fiction, poetical work"; from poein, "to make or to compose".
1. Someone who composes poetry.
2. A person who has the gift of poetic thought, imagination, and creation, together with eloquence of expression.
3. Someone who is especially gifted in the perception and expression of the beautiful or lyrical.
4. Etymology: from Old French poete (12th century), from Latin poeta, "poet, author"; from Greek poetes, "maker, author, poet"; from poein, "to make" or "to compose".
1. Of or relating to poetry: poetic works.
2. Having a quality or style characteristic of poetry.
3. Suitable as a subject for poetry.
4. Of, relating to, or befitting a poet: poetic insight.
5. Characterized by romantic imagery.
The worship of poets.