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-able
adjective-forming suffix

able to
-ation
noun-forming suffix

the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is
-ce
noun-forming suffx

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-cy
noun-forming suffix

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-ible
adjective-forming suffix

capable of (being)
-id
adjective-forming suffix

in a state or condition of
-ile
adjective-forming suffix

capable of (being), like
-ion
noun-forming suffix

the act of
-ive
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ment
noun-forming suffix

agent or instrument
-or
noun-forming suffix

agent or instrument
-orium
noun-forming suffix

place for something
-ory
adjective-forming suffix
pertaining to

noun-forming suffix
place for something
-ure, -ura
noun-forming suffix

result of an action
ANTER-
combining form

front, in front
BRACHI-
combining form

(upper) arm
-CID-, -CIS-
combining form

cut, kill
-CIP-, -CEPT-
combining form

take
CRESC-, -CRET-
combining form

(begin to) grow
DIGIT-
combining form

finger, toe
DUC-, DUCT-
combining form

lead, bring, conduct
FAC-, -FIC-, -FECT
combining form

make
FACI-, -FICI-, FACIES
combining form

face, apperance, surface
FEBR-, FEBRIS
combining form

fever
FER-, LAT-
combining form

carry, bear
FLECT-, FLEX-
combining form

bend
FUNG-
combining form

[mushroom] fungus
FUS-
combining form

pour
GENIT-
combining form

bring forth, give birth
GER-, GEST-
combining form

carry, bear
IMMUN(I)-
combining form

[exempt] safe, protected
INFERIOR-
combining form

below
LAB-, LAPS-
combining form

slide, slip
LATER-
combining form

side
OR-, OS
combining form

mouth, opening
OSS-
combining form

bone
PEDICUL-
combining form

louse
POSTER-, -POSTERIOR
combining form

behind, in back
SECT-
combining form

cut
SOMN-
combining form

sleep
STABIL-, STABL
combining form

stable, feed
SUPERIOR-
combining form

above
TUM(E)-
combining form

be swollen
-FY-
combining form

make
midsagittal, sagittal, median
plane
a vertical plane dividing the body into right and left halves.
frontal or coronal plane
A vertical plane at right angles to the midsagittal plane dividing the body into anterior and postier portions.
transverse, horizontal plane
a horizontal plane across the center of the body.
abduction
the movement of a limb away from the body
adduction
movement toward the median plane.
abducter
muscle that draws apart from the median plane on contraction.
adductor
muscle that draws a part toward the median plane.