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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, part
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-(par-)
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)
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix

state condition
-ema (-emat)
combining form for nouns
-esis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ics,-tics
noun-forming suffix

indicate a particular science or study; science or study of
-ism
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun-forming suffix

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

particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-oma
-oma,(-omat)
-omata
noun-forming suffix
combining form
plural form

usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjective-forming suffix
forms names of chem substances

full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming suffix

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

condition, person: (sometimes unborn fetus)
-ize
verb-forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
chemical substance

chlor-ate
-ide
chemical substance

brom-ide
-ite
chemical substance

nitr-ite
-one
chemical substance

testoster-one
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
preceding hyphen

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
preceding hyphen

bladder, cyst
cholecyst-
combining form

gallbladder
diplo-
combining form

twin, double
enter-
combining form

(small) intestine
erg-
combining form

action, work
gastr-
combining form

stomach
hem-, hemat-, -em-
combining form
preceding hyphen

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
-cele
combining form
suffix form

hernia, the protusion of an organ or part of an organ through the wall of the vacity that normally contains it
kel-
combining form

hernia, tumor, swelling
(variation of cel-)
derma
combining form
can be used with or without prefix

skin
hepar
combining form
can be used with or without prefix

liver
meninx
combining form
can be used with or without prefix

one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma
combining form
can be used with or without prefix

body
coli-
combining form

reference to colon bacteria Escherichia coli