-al; -ial, -eal

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

admedial, admedian
Toward or near the median plane.
Moving toward damaged tissue; applied to an electric current.
1. Directed toward a nerve; said especially of an electric current passing through muscle tissue toward a nerve's entrance point.
2. Located near a nerve.
adnexa, adnexal
A subordinate or accessory anatomic pstrts attached to another or others; such as, the Fallopian tubes in relation to the ovaries.
Relating to both abdomen and perineum, as in abdominoperineal resection of the rectum.
1. Near or upon the kidney; denoting the suprarenal (adrenal) gland.
2. A suprarenal gland or separate tissue or product thereof.
adventitia (s) (noun)
A membrane that covers an organ but is not part of that organ: "Adventitia is primarily made up of connective tissue."

"The layer known as adventitia is a pliable sheet of tissue that covers, lines, or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants."

Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of an adverb.

An adverb that modifies a verb answers any of four questions: Where? When? In what manner? To what extent?

An adverb that modifies an adjective or another adverb, answers To what extent? When an adverb functions in this second manner, it is often called an intensifier because it increases or decreases the intensity of the adjective or adverb it modifies.

aerial (adjective), more aerial, most aerial
1. A reference to something that involves aircraft.
2. Relating to living, happening, or moving in the air.
3. Consisting of, typical of, or relating to the air.
4. Like the air in being light and insubstantial.
affixial (adjective), more affixial, most affixial
Pertaining to a word element; such, as a "prefix" or a "suffix", that is connected to a base, stem, or root of a word:

Susan added the affixial "im", or prefix, to the term "perfect" in order to have the expression "imperfect" which became completely opposite of the original meaning.

Of or belonging to the fields.
Of or pertaining to land surveying.
alluvial (adjective), more alluvial, most alluvial
1. Relating to or consisting of any material that has been carried or deposited by running water: The result of the soil being washed away by water may result in an alluvial valley or an alluvial deposit; all of which consist of earth and sand that has been left by rivers, floods, etc.

The most alluvial deposits that have ever been recorded in Fred's community took place recently during the severe flooding.

2. Etymology: borrowed from Medieval Latin alluvium, alluvius, "washed against", from Latin alluere, "to wash against"; from al-, a form of ad- before l, "to, against", + -luere, a combining form of lavere, "to wash".
alluvial ore (s) (noun), alluvials ores (pl)
Various kinds of valuable mineral particles that have been transported and deposited by a river or a stream: Don, the old prospector, mined the alluvial ore along the river, hoping to find gold.
alluvial slope (s) (noun), alluvial slopes (pl)
The soil, clay, silt, or gravel that is left by a flowing water surface which goes down and away from a mountainside and merges with a plain or wide valley floor: Alluvial slopes are made up of the surface soil from hills or mountains that have been "washed" by rain during which time the slanting hills deposit bushes and other vegetable matter, plus sand, dirt, and mud slides; all of which are carried down and left in areas of flat land; such as, valleys.