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derma
nominative singular

the skin
hepar
nominative singular

the liver
meninx
nominative singular

one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma
nominative singular

the body
amphi, ampho
prefix

on both sides, around, both
ana
prefix

up, back, against
apo
prefix

away from
cata
prefix

downward, disordered
dia
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
prefix

change, transformation, after, behind
para
prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
prefix

before
pros, prosth
prefix

in place of
al
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
ase
suffix

forms names of enzymes
asia, asis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
ema
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
esis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
etic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
ics, tics
noun-forming suffix

science or study of
ism
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, quality
ismus
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, muscular spasm
oid, ode, id
noun and adjective-forming suffix

particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
oma
noun-forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease
ose
adjective-forming suffix

full of, resembling
ous
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
us
noun-forming suffix

condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
ize
verb-forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr
combining form

[highest point] extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly
combining form

dull faint
carcin
combining form

[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
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
spleen
combining form

spleen
stom, stomat
combining form

mouth, opening