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amphi-, ampho-
prefix; on both sides, around, both
ana-
prefix; up, back, against
apo-
prefix; away from
cata- (cat- before a fvowel or h)
prefix; downward, disordered
dia- (di- before a vowel)
prefix; through, across apart
eso-
prefix; within, inner, inward
eu-
prefix; good, normal, healthy
heter-, hetero-
prefix; different, other, relationship to another
homo-, homeo-
prefix; same, likeness
meta- (met- before a vowel or h)
prefix; change, transformation, after, behind
para- (often par- before a vowel)
prefix; alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix; before
pros-, prosth-
prefix; in place of
-al
adj suffix; pertaining to, located in
-ase
noun suffix; forms names of substances
-asia, -asis
(rare) noun suffix; state, condition
-ema
noun suffix; state, condition. The combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat-
-esis
noun suffix; state, condition, procedure
-etic
adj suffix; often in nouns ending in -esis: pertaing to
-ics, -tics
noun suffix; indicating a particular science or study, study of
-ism
noun suffix; state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun suffix; state, condition; muscular spasm
-old,(rarely) -ode, -id
adj and noun suffix; indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance; like, resembling
-oma
noun suffix; usually tumor; occasionally disease. the combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat-; the pleural often is -omata.
-ose
adj suffix; full of, resembling; also used to form names of chemical substances
-ous
adj suffix; pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
noun suffix; condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
acr-
combining form; [highest point] extermities (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form; dull, faint
carcin-
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combining form; hernia, tumor, swelling
cheir-, chir-
combining form; hand
chol(e)-
combining form; bile, gall
col(i)-, colon-
combining form; colon
cyan-
combining form; blue
cyst(i)-, -cystis
combining form; bladder, cyst
diplo-
combining form; double, twin
enter-
combining form; (small) intestine
erg-
combining form; action, work
gastr-
combining form; stomach
hem-, hemat-, -em-
combining form; blood
hepar-, hepat-
combining form; liver
lip-
combining form; fat
macr-
combining form; (abnormally) large or long
mega-, megal-
combining form; (abnormally) large or long
melan-
combining form; dark, black
micr-
combining form; (abnormally) small
nyct-
combining form; night
odyn-
combining form; pain
onc-
combining form; tumor
pachy-
combining form; thick
pseud-
combining form; false
py-
combining form; pus
sarc-
combining form; flesh, soft tissue
spasm-
combining form; spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen-
combining form; spleen
stom-, stomat-
combining form; mouth, opening
-ize
verb suffix; to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
noun suffix; forms names of chem substances
-ide
noun suffix; forms names of chem substances
-ite
noun suffix; forms names of chem substances
-one
noun suffix; forms names of chem substances
coli-
combining form; usually refers to the colon bacillus, E coli
cyst(i)-
combining form; usually refers to the urinary bladder
cholecyst-
combining form; usually refers to the gallbladder