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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
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- 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
adjectival-forming suffix


pertaining to, located in
ase
noun-forming suffix


forms names of enzymes
asia, asis
abstract noun-forming suffix


state, condition
ema
abstract noun-forming suffix


state, condition (combining form of of nouns ending in emais emat)
esis
abstract noun-forming suffix


state, condition, procedure
etic
adjective-forming suffix


pertaining to
ics, tics
noun-forming suffix


science or study of
ism
abstract noun-forming suffix


state, condition, quality
ismus
abstract noun-forming suffix


state, condition, muscular spasm
oid (rarely) ode, id
noun and adjective-forming sufix

indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance, like, resembling
oma
abstract noun-forming suffix


usually tumor; occasionally disease. The combining form of nouns ending in oma- is omat; the plural often is omata
ose
adjectival-forming suffix


used to form names of chemical substances, full of, resembling:
ous
Latin derived adjectival-forming suffix


pertaining to, characterized by, full of
tics
see ics:
us
Latin noun-forming suffix


condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
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
combinbig form


(abnormally) large or long
mega, megal
combining form


(abnormally) large or long
melan
comgining form


dark, black
micr
combining form


(abnormally) samll
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