-al; -ial, -eal

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

cervicofacial (adjective) (not comparable)l
Relating to the neck and the face: Grace had cervicofacial injuries after falling off her bike, and her face and neck were bleeding.
cervisial (adjective), more cervisia, most cervisia
Referring to or like beer: There were a few cervisial beverages on the menu along with several kinds of wine from the region.
chamecranial (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to a person with a skull that is low for its length: In Tom's book there was a photo of an old man with a chamecranial head which had a length-height index of not more than 70.
cheiral, chiral (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to an asymmetrical shape: A chiral molecule cannot be placed on top of its mirror image.

The chiral characteristic of a molecule makes it impossible to superimpose it on its mirror image.

choreal (adjective), more choreal, most choreal
Descriptive of the disease whereby muscle movements are sporadic: Judy showed involuntary facial movements and so her parents took her to a specialist who diagnosed her as having a choreal disorder..
chromotrichial (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to, or referring to, the coloring of hair; relating to chromotrichia: The hairdresser showed Mary many possibilities of chromotrichial that she could choose from for her next visit.
cicatricial (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to the nature of a scar, or a cicatrix: Lynn's wrist showed a cicatricial defect or mark on her skin.
circumboreal (adjective), more circumboreal, most circumboreal
Relating to the distribution of or occurring primarily around the boreal regions of North America and Eurasia; In her biology class, Virginia learned about circumboreal species of plants that thrived only in the Northern Hemisphere. .
circumferential (adjective), more circumferential, most circumferential
Relating to the formation of an outer boundary, especially of a circular area or a perimeter: In some large cities there are circumferential highways which are supposed to keep a lot of traffic out of the city center.
circumstantial (adjective), more circumstantial, most circumstantial
1. A reference to certain details which are based on facts that allow a court to deduce that somebody is legally guilty without conclusive proof: Circumstantial evidence is actually founded on conjecture or surmise and not on sufficient testimony or verification.
2. Relating to something of no primary significance; incidental; not essential: Because the evidence was so circumstantial and of no real importance, the case was postponed to a later date.
3. Pertaining to a complete amount of details: Mr. Hathaway wanted to have a circumstantial report regarding the debate between the two parties.
4. Pertaining to speech that is characterized by unnecessary details that impede rather than promote communication: Jack's discourse on the topic of gardening was so circumstantial that the listeners lost the complete essence or idea of what he was talking about!
circumterrestrial (adjective) (not comparable)
Regarding something that revolves around or surrounds the Earth: The Moon is a good example of a circumterrestrial planet which orbits around the Earth.
claustrophial (adjective), more claustrophial, most claustrophial
Referring to a space which can only be appreciated by someone who desires to live in small areas: Madeline preferred to live in a claustrophial apartment instead of a large roomy one.
cleidocranial (adjjective) (not comparable)
Relating to the collar bone and to the cranium (bones of the skull which contain the brain): In medical school, Jeff learned about cleidocranial disorders affecting the bones in the skull and the clavicle.
cleruchial (adjective) (not comparable)
Pertaining to, or referring to, cleruchs: In Ancient Greece, cleruchial settlements were formed where the citizens were allowed plots of ground for agricultural purposes.
cnemial (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to the shin bone or tibia, the leg bone just below the knee: The cnemial part of the leg articulates with the head of the fibula above and with the talus below.