arthroscopic etymology

English word arthroscopic comes from English -ic, English arthroscopy

Detailed word origin of arthroscopic

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”.
arthroscopy English (eng) The examination of the interior of a joint (such as the knee) using an arthroscope.
arthroscopic English (eng) (medicine) Of or pertaining to arthroscopy.

Words with the same origin as arthroscopic

Descendants of -ic
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