-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)

geophilic
1. Living or thriving in soil.
2. Relating to plants that fruit below the soil surface.
geoponic
Of or relating to agriculture.
geostrophic
Relating to the deflective forces produced by, or arising from, the earth's rotation.
geotactic
Referring to the movement of a motile organism using the earth's gravity for orientation.
geotropic (adjective)
1. A description of the response of plants toward the pull of gravity.
2. An organism that responds to the force of gravity with movement towards the center of the earth.
gerontic
1. Pertaining to old age, senile.
2. A combination of the scientific principles of aging with basic nursing methods to provide a comprehensive understanding. This broad concept relies on a logical scientific approach using specialized knowledge about aged persons.
3. Of or relating to the last phase of life.
gigantic (adjective), more gigantic, most gigantic
Relating to or suggestive of an enormous size.
globic
Pertaining to a glomus.
glossolalic
Someone who speaks in a foreign language and are typically not understood by others.
glottogonic
Referring to, like, or pertaining to the origins of languages; or the study of the origins of languages.
glucokinetic
1. Having the ability to activate glucose, especially by breaking down stored glycogen so as to increase glucose concentrations in the blood.
2. Activating sugar so as to maintain the sugar level of the blood.
3. Tending to mobilize glucose; usually evidenced by a reduction of the glycogen stores in the tissues to produce an increase in the concentration of glucose circulating in the blood.
glycoclastic
A reference to the breaking down of sugars by the process of hydrolysis and the digestion of sugars.
glycotrophic
A reference to a principle in the extracts of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that antagonises the action of insulin and causes hyperglycemia/hyperglycaemia.
glyphic
Carved, sculptured.
glyptic
A reference to carving.