-al; -ial, -eal

(Latin: suffix; pertaining to, like, of the kind of, relating to, characterized by, belonging to; action of, process of)

buccolabial (adjective) (not comparable)
In dentistry, relating to the cheek and the lip: Mary's mouth hurt her and was infected, and the dentist told her that this buccolabial disorder pertained to her inner cheek and to the inner lip surface.
bucconasopharyngeal (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to the buccal and the nasal areas and the pharynx: Sam learned in medical school that the bucconasopharyngeal is the membrane-lined cavity behind the nose and mouth connecting them to the esophagus or the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach.
calcaneal (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to the heel bone, or calcaneus: During the P.E. lessons at school, Jack hurt the calcaneal part of his foot, the largest tarsal bone shaping the heel in his left foot.
cardial (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Pertaining to the cardia of the stomach: Jill found out that the discomfort in her tummy was related to the cardial region, especially after eating a good meal.
2. Outdated, referring to the heart; cardiac: While at Dr. Smart's office, the elderly Mr. Hathaway's cardial arteries were examined.
carnal (adjective), more carnal, most carnal
1. A reference to the desires and appetites of the flesh or body; sensual: Rick's tomcat seemed to take off during the night and carry out its carnal urges.
2. Worldly or earthly as opposed to spiritual; temporal; Tom didn't go to church and wasn't religious in any way, and was actually only interested in the carnal world and what it had to offer.
carpal (adjective) (not comparable)
Concerning the carpus: After falling down, Lynn went to see Dr. Thompson who examined her and said that she had broke her carpal bones, the group of bones in her wrist.
caudal (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Relating to the posterior or tail part of a body: In class, the students saw a photo of a fish including its caudal fin.
2. Taillike: In the fairy tale, a creature with caudal appendages appeared from behind a big bush. .
celestial (adjective), more celestial, most celestial
1. Relating to the sky or the heavens: Planets are considered to be celestial bodies.
2. A reference to heaven; divine: Angels are celestial beings.
3. Characteristic of being supremely good; sublime: Mark felt celestial happiness when he got married.
celestial sphere (s) (noun), celestial spheres (pl)
1. The imaginary orbit around the Earth: The sun, moon, stars, and planets appear to be placed on the celestial sphere.
2. The imaginary shell formed by the sky: The celestial sphere is usually, represented as an infinite circle, the center of which is the observer's position.
censorial (adjective), more censorial, most censorial
Pertaining to a censor: The censorial officials supervised and scrutinized publiclcations and films for offensive and unacceptable content.
centennial (adjective) (not comparable)
The 100th anniversary of an event or happening: The town was busy preparing for its centennial celebration.
central (adjective), more central, most central
1. Concerning something that is in the center: Mr. Timmons asked the officer where the central train station of the town was.
2. Pertaining to something very important; main; principal: The central idea for saving money was talked about among the family members.
cerebral (adjective), more cerebral, most cerebral
1. Of or relating to the brain or cerebrum: Mrs. Smith suddenly died of a cerebral hemorrhage.
2. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect: Jane's father seemed to be a cerebral person who couldn't show his emotional feelings.
cervical (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Relating or belonging to the neck, or to any body part that resembles a neck: When spending hours at the desk correcting students' exams, Mr. Jackson complained of having cervical pains.
2. Concerning any kind of neck: The cervical or cervix, includes the neck on which the head is perched and the neck of the uterus.

In a woman's body, the cervical part belongs to the womb, or uterus.

The word cervix in Latin means, "neck". That is why "cervical vertebrae" and "cervical cancer" involve quite various parts of the anatomy joined only by the meaning of the word cervix.

cervicobrachial (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to the neck and the arm: After falling down from the ladder, James complained about his neck and left arm hurting a lot, and after being examined by his doctor, he was told that he was suffering from a cervicobrachial injury that would have to have surgical treatment.