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amphi-, ampho-
prefix

on both sides, around, both
ana-
prefix

up, back, against
apo-
prefix

away from
cata-, cat-
prefix

downward, disordered
dia-, di-
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
-etic
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-oid, -ode, -id
adjective forming/ noun forming suffix

like, resembling: indicating a particluar shape, form, or resemblance
-ose
adjective forming suffix/ name forming suffix

full of, resembling: chemical names
-ous
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-ase
name forming suffix

forms names of enzymes
-ics, -tics
noun forming suffix

indicates a particular science or study: science of study of
-us
noun forming suffix

condition, person, (sometimes malformed fetus)
-asia, -asis
noun forming suffix

state, condition
-ema, -emat-
noun forming suffix/ combining form

state, condition
-esis
noun forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-ism
noun forming suffix

state, condition, quality
-isnus
noun forming suffix

state, condition, muscular spasm
-oma, -omat-, -omata-
noun forming suffix/ combining forms

usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ize
verb forming suffix

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

[highest point] extremities (particularly 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-
bladder, cyst
derma-
combining form

skin
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-
(abnormally) large or long
melan-
combining form

dark, black
meninx-
combining form

one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
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
soma-
combining form

body
spasm-
combining form

spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen-
combining form

spleen
stom-, stomat-
combining form

mouth, opening