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Amphi-, Ampho-
Prefix: On both sides, around, both
Ana-
Prefix: up, back, against
Apo-
Prefix: away from
Cata-
Prefix: downward, disordered
Eso-
Prefix: good, normal, healthy
Heter-, Hetero-
Prefix: different, other, relationship to another
Homo-, Homeo-
Prefix: same, likeness
Meta-
Prefix: change, transformation, after, behind
Para-
Prefix: alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
Pro-
Prefix: before
Pros-, Prosth-
Prefix: in place of
-al
Latin derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, located in
-ase
Suffix: forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
Abstract Noun Forming Suffix: state, condition
-ema
Abstract Noun Forming Suffix: state, condition
-esis
Abstract Noun Forming Suffix: state, condition, procedure
-etic
Adjective or noun forming Suffix: pertaining to
-ics,
Noun Forming Suffix: science or study of
-ism
Adjective or noun forming suffix: state, condition, quality
-ismus
Abstract Noun Forming Suffix: state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid
Adjective or Noun Forming Suffix: like, resembling
-oma
Abstract Noun Forming Suffix: usually a tumor; occaisionally disease
-ose
Latin Derived Adjective or Noun Forming Suffix: full of, resembling
-ous
Latin Derived adjective Suffix: pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-tics
Noun Forming Suffix: science or study of
-us
Latin Noun Forming Suffix: condition, person
-ize
Verb Forming Suffix: to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
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
coli-
Combining Form: refers to e-coli
colon-
Combining Form: colon
cyan-
Combining Form: blue
cyst(i)-, -cystis
Combining Form: bladder, cyst; cysti is bladder
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
hemar-, 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 muscle contraction
splen-
Combining Form: spleen
stom-,stomat
Combining Form: mouth, opening