Otic definition

ōtĭk, ŏtĭk
Of, relating to, or located near the ear; auricular.
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Having a specified disease or abnormal condition.

Epizootic.

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Of, relating to, or characterized by a specified condition or process.

Anabiotic.

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Characterized by an increase or formation of a specified kind.

Leukocytotic.

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Of or connected with the ear.
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Of or affected with.

Neurotic.

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Producing.
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Of, relating to, or located near the ear; auricular.
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(anatomy) Of, relating/pertaining to, or located near the ear.

Otic preparations are used to treat infections of the ear canal.

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Origin of otic

  • Gr -ōtikos

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • French -otique from Latin -ōticus from Greek -ōtikos adj. suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Greek ōtikos from ous ōt- ear ous- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • (17th C) from Ancient Greek ὠτικός (otikos), from οὖς (ous, “ear").

    From Wiktionary