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amphi-, ampho-
prefix

on both sides, around both
ana-
prefix

up, back, against
apo-
prefix

away from
cata-
prefix

downward, disordered
dia-
prefix

through, across, apart
eso-
prefix

within, inner, toward
eu-
prefix

good, normal, healthy
heter-, hetero-
prefix

different, other, relationship to another
homo-, homeo-
prefix

same, illness
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
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
-esis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun-forming suffix

indicating 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-adjective forming suffix

particular shape, form, or resemblance; like, resembling
oma, -omat
noun-forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease.

plural form: -omata
-ose
adjective-forming suffix

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

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

condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
verb-forming suffix

"to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in."
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
gaster-
combining form

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

blood
lip-
combining form

fat
macr-
combining form

(abnormally) large or long
mega-, megal-
combining form

(abnormally) large or long
melan-
combining form

dark, black
micro-
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