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otic o·tic (ō'tĭk, ŏt'ĭk)
Of, relating to, or located near the ear; auricular.
Of, relating to, or characterized by a specified condition or process: anabiotic.
Having a specified disease or abnormal condition: epizootic.
Characterized by an increase or formation of a specified kind: leukocytotic.