Origin of oticClassical Greek ?tikos from ous (gen. ?tos), ear
- of or affected with: neurotic
Origin of -oticClassical Greek -?tikos
Origin of oticGreek ōtikos from ous ōt- 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 -ōticus from Greek -ōtikos 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").