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-vorous

eating
ie. Carniorous (meat-eating)

2

-ular

pertaining to
ie. scapular (pertaining to the scapula)

3

-plasty

formation, plastic repair of
ie. otoplasty (plastic surgery of the ear)

4

-plast

cell, living substance
ie. chloroplast (the photosynthetic unit of a plant cell)

5

-ous

characteristics of
ie. cartilaginous (consisting of or characteristic of cartilage)

6

-oid

resembling
ie. sinusoid (resembling a sinus)

7

-ine

pertaining to
ie. equine (pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from the horse)

8

-ic, -ical

pertaining to
ie. nephric (pertaining to the kidneys)

9

-iatric

medical treatment
ie. pediatric (treatment and care of children)

10

-ella

small
ie. patella (kneecap)

11

-ary

pertaining to
ie. pulmonary (pertaining to lungs)

12

-ar

pertaining to
ie. ventricular (pertaining to ventricles of heart or brain)

13

-al, -eal, -ial

pertaining to
ie. neonatal (pertaining to the first week after birth)

14

-ac,-iac

pertaining to
ie. iliac (pertaining to ilium)