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amphi-, ampho-
on both sides, around, both
ana-
up, back, against
apo-
away from
casta-(cat-)
downward, disordered
dia-(di-)
through, across, apart
eso-
within, inner, inward
eu-
good, normal, healthy
heter-, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
homo-, homeo-
same, likeness
meta- (met-)
change, transformation, after, behind
para-
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
before
pros-, prosth-
in place of
-al
Latin-derived
adjectival suffix:
pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis (rare)
forms abstract nouns:
state, condition
-ema
forms abstract nouns:
state, condition, procedure
-ema, -emat
combining form of nouns:
state, condition, procedure
-etic
forms adjectives
pertaining to
-esis
forms nouns:
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
forms nouns:
indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-ism
forms abstract nouns:
state, condition, quality
-ismus
forms abstract nouns:
state, condition, muscular
-oid, (rarely) -ode, -id
formsboth nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resmbling.
oma
forms abstract nouns:
usually tumor; ocassionally disease.
-oma, omat
combining form:
usually tumor; ocassionally disease.
-omata
the plural form of -oma, -omat.
usually tumor; ocassionally disease.
-ose
Latin-derived adjectival suffix; also used to form names of chemical substances: full of, resembling
-ous
Latin-derived adjectival suffix:
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
tics
form nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-us
Latin noun-forming ending:
condition, person
(sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Greek-derived suffix
"to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in."
arc-
combining form

extremities
ambly-
combining form

dull, faint
carcin-
combining form

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
derma:
the skin
hepar:
the liver
meninx:
one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma:
the body