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a- (an- before a vowel or h)
not, without, lacking, deficient
anti- (ant- often before a vowel or h; hyphenated before i)
against opposed to, preventing, relieving
di- (rarely dis-)
two, twice double
ec- (ex- before a vowel)
out of, away from
ecto- (ect- before a vowel)
outside of
en- (em- before b,m,and p)
in, into, within
epi- (ep- before a vowel or h)
upon, over, above
exo-
outside, from the outside, towards the outside
hemi-
half, partial; (often) one side of the body
hyper-
over, above, excessive, beyond normal
hypo- (hyp- before a vowel or h)
under, deficient, below normal
mono- (mon- before a vowel or h)
one, single
peri-
around, surrounding
syn- (sym- before b, p, and m; the n assimilates or is dropped before s)
together, with, joined
-a
state, condition
-ac
pertaining to, located in
-ia
state, condition (can appear in -y form)
-iac
person afflicted with
-iasis
disease, abnormal condition, abnormal presence of: often used with the name of a parasitic organism. When used with lith-: formation and/or presence of calculi in the body
-ic
pertaining to, located in; indicate a drug or agent OR a person suffering from a certain disability or condition
-in, -ine
names of substances
-ist
person interested in...
-itic
pertaining to; pertaining to inflammation; indicate a drug or agent
-itis
indicate an inflammed condition
-itides
plural form for words ending in -itis
-ium (rarely -eum)
membrane; connective tissue OR region of the body
-ma (combining form: -mat-
abnormal or diseased condition.
-osis
abnormal or diseased condition
-otic
pertaining to:
-sia
state, condition
-sis
state, condition
-tic
pertaining to; often indicate a drug or agent OR can refer to a person suffering form a certain disability or condition
ACANTH-
thorn, spine
ALG-
pain
ALGES-
sensitivity to pain
ALL-
other, divergence, difference from
ANGI-
blood vessel, duct
ARTERI-
artery
ARTHR-
joint
BI-
life
BRADY-
slow
CARDI-
heart
CEPHAL-
head
CRANI-
skull
CYT-
cell
ENCEPHAL-
brain
ERYTHR-
red blood cell
LEPT-
thin, fine, slight
LEUK-
white blood cell
LITH-
stone, calculus
LOG-
word, study
MALAC-
soft
MES-
middle, secondary, partial, mesentery
-METER, METR-
measure, measuring device
NEPHR-
kidney
NEUR-
nerve, nervous system
OSTE-
bone
PROSOP-
face
PROT-
first, primitive, early
SCLER-
hard
STEN-
narrow
STERE-
solid, having three dimensions
TACHY-
rapid
TOX(I)-
poison