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ab-

a-(rarely before certain consonants)

abs- (before c and t)
prefix

away from
ad-

[ac- (before c)
ag- (before g)
al- (before l)
an- (before n)
ap- (before p)
as- (before s)
a- (before sp)
at- (before t)]
prefix

to, toward
ambi-
prefix

both
ante-
prefix

before, forward
bi-

(bin-, bis-)
prefix

two, twice, double, both
circum-
prefix

around
con-

[co- before h
col- before l
com- before e, m, and p
cor- before r]
prefix

together, with; thoroughly, very
contra-
prefix

against, opposite
de-
prefix

down, away from, absent
dis-

[di- before g, v, and usually before l
dif- before f]
prefix

apart, away
ex-

[e- before certain consonants
ef- before f]
prefix

out of, away from
extra-

(rarely extro-)
prefix

on the outside, beyond
1 in-

[il- before l
im- before b, m, and p
ir- before r]
prefix

in, into
2 in-
prefix

not
3 in-
prefix

very, thoroughly
infra-
prefix

beneath, below
inter-
prefix

between
intra-

(rarely intro-)
prefix

within
non-
prefix

not
mult-

(often multi-)
prefix

many, much, affecting many parts
ob-

[oc- before c
op- before p]
prefix

against, toward, very, thoroughly
per-

(pel- before l)
prefix

throguh; very, thoroughly
post-
prefix

after, following, behind
pre-
prefix

before, in front of
pro-
prefix

forward, in front
re-
prefix

back, again
retro-
prefix

backward, in back, behind
se-
prefix

apart, away from
semi-
prefix

half
sub-

[suf- before f
sup- before p]
prefix

under
super-

(often supra-)
prefix

over, above, excess
trans-
prefix

across, through
ultra-
prefix

beyond, excess
-al
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-an
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ar
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-arium
noun-forming suffix

denotes a place for something
-ary
noun-forming suffix

denotes a place for something
-ary
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ate
adjective-forming suffix

having the form of, possessing
-ia
forms abstract nouns
-ian
noun-forming suffix

indicates an expert in a certain field
-ic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-id
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ile
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, capable of
-ine
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ive
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-lent
adjective-forming suffix

full of
-ose
adjective-forming suffix

full of
-ous
adjective-forming suffix

full of
-ty
forms abstract nouns
-y
forms abstract nouns
abdomin-
combining form

belly, abdomen
adip-
combining form

fat
aur-
combining form

ear
bacill-
combining form

[rod, staff] bacillus
burs-
combining form

[leather sack] bursa
calc-
combining form

stone, calcium, lime (salts)
calor-
combining form

heat, energy
capit-
combining form

head
cerebr-
combining form

brain
cost-
combining form

rib
dent-
combining form

tooth
dors-
combining form

back (of the body)
extern-
combining form

outer
fibr-
combining form

fiber, filament
fistul-
combining form

(tube, pipe) fistula, an abnormal tubelike passage in the body
frig-

frigor-
combining form

cold
insul-
combining form

island
intern-
combining form

inner
meat-
combining form

passage, opening, meatus
nas-
combining form

nose
pur-
combining form

pus
radic-

rad-

radix-
combining form

root
ren-
combining form

kidney
sangui(n)-
combining form

blood
son-
combining form

sound
synov-
combining form

synovial fluid, synovial membrane or sac
tub-
combining form

[trumpet] tube
tuss-
combining form

cough
vacc-
combining form

cow

(words containing vaccin- have to do with vaccine)
vir-

virus-
combining form

[poison, venom] virus
viscer-
combining form

internal organ(s)