-ics, -tics [-ac after i]

(Greek: a suffix that forms nouns and is usually used to form names of arts and sciences)

Movements involved in writing.
1. Exercise using equipment; such as, bars, rings, and vaulting horses, designed to develop agility and muscular strength.
2. The competitive sport in which athletes perform a series of exercises on pieces of gymnastic equipment.
A reference to female ethics.
gyniatrics, gyniatry
That branch of medicine dealing with the diseases of women; especially diseases of genitourinary organs; treatment of the diseases of women.
The field of knowledge having specific relation to women.
gynoplastics, gynoplasty, gyneplasty
1. Relating to the closing of unnatural openings in the female organs of generation, or to the opening of closed or dilatation of contracted natural openings of the same organs.
2. Reparative or reconstructive plastic surgery of the female genital organs.
1. The science that deals with the laws of rotating bodies.
2. The doctrine or theory of the gyrostat or of the phenomena of rotating bodies.
1. Very small salt fragments or salt-grains resulting from the breakdown of larger saline chunks; such as, those from salt mines, etc.
2. The breaking up of larger pieces of salt in order to make them into fine grains for table salt and other food applications.
The study of biological effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs), most of which are organohalogens like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs), polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDEs), and hexachlorobenzene (HCB).
1. The studies of the properties of touch, including particularly the hand.
2. The science of touch, or the sense of contact.
3. The study of touch and tactile sensations, especially as a means of communication.
4. The science of touch, pertaining not only to passively perceived cutaneous sensations of touch and pressure, but including also the active component of exploration via these senses.
1. The science of musical sounds.
2. The partials or overtones of a fundamental tone.
3. Integral multiples of the fundamental frequency.

The first harmonic is the fundamental, and the second is twice the frequency of the fundamental, etc. Also called overtones, these are vibrations at frequencies that are multiples of the fundamentals. Harmonics extend without limit beyond the audible range.

hebiatrics (plural functioning as a singular) (noun)
1. Specializing in the medical treatment of adolescents; adolescent medicine: Hebiatrics is a branch of medicine that is concerned with the treatment of youth between thirteen and twenty-one years of age.
2. A field of medicine pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases occurring during the period beginning with puberty until the maturity of bodily growth.
hedonics (noun) (a plural form used as a singular)
1. The branch of psychology that studies pleasant and unpleasant sensations and states of mind.
2. In philosophy, the branch of ethics that deals with the relation of pleasure or jubilation to duty.
hemodynamics, haemodynamics
1. The study of the forces involved in the circulation of blood.
2. The study of the movements of the blood and of the forces concerned therein.
hemotherapy, hemotherapeutics, hematherapy
The treatment of a disease with the administration of blood or blood products, such as blood plasma.