-morphic etymology

English word -morphic comes from English -ic, Ancient Greek μορφή

Detailed word origin of -morphic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
μορφή Ancient Greek (grc)
-morphic English (eng) Having a specific shape or form.

Words with the same origin as -morphic

Descendants of -ic
age alcoholic atomic basic criticism electronic engineering heroic idiotic magnetic math mathematics period physics psychiatric realistic romantic science stem tech technology teen teenage tonic topic
Descendants of μορφή
cheese cottage form formal former formula inform transform transformation uniform