|—suffix forming nouns|
|1.||indicating a science, art, or matters relating to a particular subject: aeronautics; politics|
|2.||indicating certain activities or practices: acrobatics|
|[plural of -ic, representing Latin -ica, from Greek -ika, as in mathēmatika mathematics]|
Science; art; study; knowledge; skill: pharmaceutics.
Actions, activities, or practices of: macrobiotics.