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-otic

suff.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by a specified condition or process: anabiotic.
2. Having a specified disease or abnormal condition: epizootic.
3. Characterized by an increase or formation of a specified kind: leukocytotic.

[French -otique, from Latin -ōticus, from Greek -ōtikos, adj. suff.]

-otic

suffix forming adjectives
1. relating to or affected by: sclerotic.
2. causing: narcotic.
[from Greek -ōtikos]

o•tic

(ˈoʊ tɪk, ˈɒt ɪk)

adj.
of or pertaining to the ear; auricular.
[1650–60; < Greek ōtikós. See oto-, -ic]

-otic

a suffix of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -osis: hypnotic; neurotic.
[< Greek -ōtikos; see -ota, -ic]