Exercise

Identify the suffix meaning "pertaining to" or "resembling" in each of the following words:

1. salivary (p ertaining to saliva) SAL-i-var-e

2. pelvic (pertaining to the pelvis) PEL-vik

3. n eurotic (pertaining to neurosis)

nu-ROT-ik

4. fibrous (pertaining to fibers) FI-brus

5. epileptiform (resembling epilepsy) ep-i-LEP-ti-form

6. ovoid (resembling an egg) OV-oyd

7. topical (pertaining to a surface) TOP-i-kal

8. virile (masculine) VIR-il

9. vo cal (pertaining to the voice)

VO-kal

10. surgical (pertaining to surgery) SUR-ji-kal

11. nu clear (pertaining to a nucleus) NU-kl e-ar

12. urinary (pertaining to urine) U-ri-nar-l

13. circulatory (pertaining to circulation) SIR-ku-la-tor-l

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