of or connected with the ear
Origin of oticClassical Greek ?tikos ; from ous (gen. ?tos), ear
- of or affected with: neurotic
Origin of -oticClassical Greek -?tikos
Of, relating to, or located near the ear; auricular.
Origin of oticGreek &omacron;tikos, from ous, &omacron;t-, ear; see ous- in Indo-European roots.
- Of, relating to, or characterized by a specified condition or process: anabiotic.
- Having a specified disease or abnormal condition: epizootic.
- Characterized by an increase or formation of a specified kind: leukocytotic.
Origin of -oticFrench -otique, from Latin -&omacron;ticus, from Greek -&omacron;tikos, adj. suff.
- (anatomy) of, relating/pertaining to, or located near the ear
- Otic preparations are used to treat infections of the ear canal.
(17th C) from Ancient Greek á½ Ï„Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (otikos), from Î¿á½–Ï‚ (ous, “ear").