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amphi, ampho
prefix

on both sides, around, both
ana
prefix

up. back, against
apo
prefix

away from
cata
(cat before a vowel or h)
prefix

downward, disordered
dia
(di before a vowel)
prefix

through, across, apart
eso
prefix

withing, inner, inward
eu
prefix

good,normal, healthy
heter, hetero
prefix

different, other, relationship to another
homo, homeo
prefix

same, likeness
meta
(met before a vowel or h)
prefix

change, transformation, after, behind
para
(often par before a vowel)
prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
prefix

before
pros, prosth
prefix

in place of
-al
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
noun-forming suffix

forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis (rare)
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix

state, condition

the combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat
-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
-old
(rarely) -ode, -id
noun and adjective-forming suffix

like, resembling

particular shape, form or resemblance
oma
noun-forming suffix

usually tumor, occasionally disease

combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat, plural is -omata
-ose
adjective-forming suffix
or names of chemical substances

full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming suffix

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

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

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
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
-ate
noun-forming suffix

forms chemical name
-ide
noun-forming suffix

forms chemical name
-ite
noun-forming suffix

forms chemical name
-one
noun-forming suffix

forms chemical name