-aceous, -acea, -aceae, -aceaen, -aceus
(Latin: a suffix; having the quality of, of the nature of, characterized by, belonging to, resembling)
There are hunderds of words that utilize the -aceous suffix which are not shown here; however, the following will present important examples.
A suffix that forms adjectives and is used with technical combinations, especially in biological terms: "pertaining or belonging to, of the nature of, or characterized by; to be full of, to possess abundantly". The suffix -acea usually denotes "orders and classes in zoology" while the suffix -aceae usually denotes "orders and families in botany" and -aceaen is used to denote members of "orders of the animal kingdom".
"Increased conditions of acne rosacea can be prevented by avoiding certain foods, alcohol, caffeine, and exposure to sunlight, extremes of temperature, wind, and certain cosmetics as prescribed by a dermatologist."
"In the earlier stages of rosacea, the patient may notice gradual reddening of the skin, often mistaking these changes for acne, sunburn, or dermatitis."
2. Having the consistency of soap; slippery.
2. Bristle-like; bristle-shaped; having bristles; such as, a setaceous moth.
3. Resembling bristles or a bristle: "So many men these days appear with setaceous whiskers."