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-philic

1.
a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -phile:
francophilic.
2.
a combining form used to form adjectives that characterize classes of substances or organisms with an affinity for a chemical, environment, etc., as specified by the initial element:
acidophilic; cryophilic.
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British Dictionary definitions for -philic

-philous

combining form
1.
indicating love of or fondness for: heliophilous
Word Origin
from Latin -philus, from Greek -philos; see -phile
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