-ic

(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)

amphigonic
A reference to aphigony.
amphimictic
1. In nematodes, reproduction in which sperm and eggs come from separate individuals (cross-fertilization).
2. Nematodes that are capable of interbreeding freely and of producing fertile offspring.
amphipathic
A reference to a molecule, having two different affinities, as a polar end that is attracted to water and a nonpolar end that is repelled by it.
amphiphilic
Of or relating to a molecule having a polar, water-soluble group attached to a nonpolar, water-insoluble hydrocarbon chain.
amphiphobic (adjective), more amphiphobic, most amphiphobic
Denoting a molecule consisting of detergents, or wetting agents, that contain groups with characteristically different properties: Two examples of such amphiphobic structural units of an element contain both hydrophilic and hydrophobic features.
amphistylic
Having the mandibular arch articulated with the hyoid arch and the cranium, as in the cestraciont sharks; said of a skull.
amphitopic
A reference to a population of species showing broad, variable tolerance of habitual and environmental conditions.
ampholytic
Relating to or being an ampholyte.
amphoric (adjective)
1. The sound heard in auscultation resembling the hollow sound made by blowing across the mouth of a large, narrow-necked, empty bottle; for example: "Amphoric breathing indicates a cavity in the lung."
2. Produced by, or indicating, a cavity in the lungs, not filled, and giving a sound like that produced by blowing into an empty bottle; as, "amphoric respiration or resonance.
3. In design engineering, having the shape of an amphora, or a similar tapering, narrow-necked shape.
amyctic
Abrasive, caustic, or irritating.
amylogenic
amylolytic
amyotrophic
anabiotic (adjective), more anabiotic, most anabiotic
1. Apparently lifeless, but still capable of living.
2. Acting as a stimulant or tonic.
3. A revivifying remedy, a powerful stimulant; revitalizing or restorative.
anacephalic