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prefix
amphi-, ampho-
on both sides, around, both
prefix
ana-
up, back, against
prefix
apo-
away from
prefix
cata-, (cat- before a vowel or h)
downward, disordered
prefix
dia-, (di- before a vowel)
through, across, apart
prefix
eso-
within, inner, inward
prefix
eu-
normal, good, healthy
prefix
heter-, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
prefix
homo-, homeo-
same, likeness
prefix
meta-, (met- before a vowel or h)
change, transformation, after, behind
prefix
para-, (often par- before a vowel)
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
prefix
pro-
before
prefix
pros-, prosth-
in place of
adjective-forming suffix
-al
pertaining to, located in
noun-forming suffix
-ase
forms names of enzymes
noun-forming suffix
-asia, -asis
state or condition
noun-forming suffix
-ema
state or condition
noun-forming suffix
-esia
state, condition, procedure
adjective-forming suffix
-etic
pertaining to
noun-forming suffix
-ics, -tics
science or study of
noun-forming suffix
-ism
stae, condition, quality
noun-forming suffix
-ismus
state, condition, muscular spasm
noun-forming and adjective-forming suffix
-oid, -ode, -id
like, resembling
noun-forming suffix
-oma, -omat, -omata (plural)
usually tumor; occasionally disease
adjective-forming suffix, also used to form names of chemicals
-ose
full of, resembling
adjective-forming suffix
-ous
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
noun-forming suffix
-tics
science or study of
noun-forming suffix
-us
condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
verb-forming suffix
-ize
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
combining form
acr-
extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
combining form
ambly-
dull, faint
combining form
carci-
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
combining form
-cel-
hernia, tumor, swelling
combining form
cheir-, chir-
hand
combining form
chol(e)-
bile, gall
combining form
col(i)-, colon-
colon
combining form
cyan-
blue
combining form
cyst(i)-, -cystis
bladder, cyst
combining form
diplo-
double, twin
combining form
enter-
(small) intestine
combining form
erg-
action, work
combining form
gastr-
stomach
combining form
hem-, hemat-, -em-
blood
combining form
hepar-, hepat-
liver
combining form
lip-
fat
combining form
macr-
(abnormally) large or long
combining form
mega-, megal-
(abnormally) large or long
combining form
melan-
dark, black
combining form
micr-
(abnormally) small
combining form
nyst-
night
combining form
odyn-
pain
combining form
onc-
tumor
combining form
pachy-
thick
combining form
pseud-
false
combining form
py-
pus
combining form
sarc-
flesh, soft tissue
combining form
spasm-
spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
combining form
splen-
spleen
combining form
stom-, stomat-
mouth, opening