(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)

A reference to the existence among animals of the same species of two distinct forms that differ in one or more characteristics; such as, coloration, size, or shape or the occurrence of two distinct forms of the same parts in one plant, as in the juvenile and adult leaves of ivy.
1. The existence of distinct genetically determined forms of the same species; such as, distinct male and female forms or distinct young and mature forms.
2. Characterized by a regular alternation of parasitic and nonparasitic phases, as in the life cycle of gordian (long slender worms found in water whose larva live as parasites on arthropods) or horsehair worms (nematode worms that live as parasites in the digestive tracts of domestic animals).
Producing or inducing thirst.
Causing pain or grief.
1. Causing, producing, or generating pain.
2. Possessing the quality of pain; arousing pain.
1. Relating to or used in the home or everyday life within a household.
2. Relating to or involving the family or people living together within a household.
3. In agriculture, not wild, kept as a farm animal or as a pet; to tame, or adapt, animals, plants, etc., to home use or cultivation.
4. Produced, distributed, sold, or occurring within a country.
5. Relating to the internal affairs of a nation or country.
6. Enjoying home and family life.
7. A domestic is someone who is employed to do housework in another person's home or other duties in a large household.
8. Etymology: from Middle French domestique, from Latin domesticus, "belonging to the household"; from domus, "house".
dynamic (adjective), more dynamic, most dynamic
1. Relating to a person who has great enthusiasm with a lot of energy and determination: Thomas, the new boy in class, seemed to be so dynamic with new ideas and so full of pep and vitality that everyone was interested in knowing him.
2. Pertaining to a sense of purpose and the ability to getting things going and accomplished: Joan’s mother had a dynamic character as a single mom in that she had to manage and to coordinate all of the activities of her family in a successful way.
3. Characterized by vigorous activity and producing or undergoing necessary changes and developments: Henry was a dynamic student who was an athlete and also dedicated to being a scholar by learning his academic assignments.
4. A reference to the involvement of strength and vitality that produce motion or activities: In comparison to a small town, a large city is quite dynamic because there is more traffic on the streets day and night and more things happening and taking place with so many people of different nationalities.
A reference to the production of activities or making use of force.
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Characterized by energy or strong influence.
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Relating to, or causing the biological impairment or deterioration of a strain or race; especially of humans.
1. Referring to a condition in which an individual with normal vision is unable to interpret written language.
2. Relating to difficulty in reading resulting from defects in the brain; specifically, word blindness.
dyspeptic (adjective), more dyspeptic, most dyspeptic
1. Affected with or referring to painful digestion.
2. Someone who is afflicted with indigestion.
3. Irritable, cross, gloomy, or negative: "The father took a dyspeptic view of Jimmy's musical career."
Referring to the inability to swallow or having difficulty in swallowing.