Definition of -itic in English:

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-itic

suffix

1Forming adjectives and nouns corresponding to nouns ending in -ite (such as Semitic corresponding to Semite).
1.1Corresponding to nouns ending in -itis (such as arthritic corresponding to arthritis).
1.2From other bases: syphilitic

Origin

From French -itique, via Latin -iticus from Greek -itikos.

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Syllabification: -itic

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