phasic etymology

English word phasic comes from English -ic, English phase

Detailed word origin of phasic

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”.
phase English (eng) (astronomy) A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to quantity of illumination or form, or the absence, of its enlightened disk. Illustrated in Wikipedia's article Lunar phase.. (chemistry) A component in a material system that is distinguished by chemical composition and/or physical state (solid, liquid or gas) and/or crystal structure. It is [...]
phasic English (eng) (physiology) Describing the discontinuous activity of excitable cells or tissues. Of or relating to phase.

Words with the same origin as phasic

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 phase
biphasic phasically phasor phirotope triphasic