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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-
(di- before a vowel)
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
para-
(often par- before a vowel)
prefix-alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix- before
pros-
prosth-
prefix- in place of
-al
Latin derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, located in
-ase
noun forming suffix- forms names of enzymes
-asia
-asis (rare)
abstract noun forming suffix- state, condition
-ema
abstract noun forming suffix- state, condition
-esis
abstract noun forming suffix- state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjctive forming suffix- (often from nuons ending in -esis) pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun forming suffix indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-ism
abstract noun forming suffix- state condition, quality
-ismus
abstract noun forming suffix- state condition; muscular spasms
-oid, (rarely) -ode, -id
both noun and adjective forming suffix- indicates a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
oma
abstract noun forming suffix- usually tumor; ocassionally disease
-ose
Latin derived adjectival suffix- pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-tics
see -ics
-us
a Latin noun forming suffix- condition, person, (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Verb forming suffix (Greek derived)- to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
combining form- extermities
ambly-
combining form- dull, faint
carcin-
combining form- cancer, carcinoma
-cel
-kel
combining form- hernia, tumor, swelling
combining form-scarlike growth of tissue on the skin
cheir-
chir-
combining form- hand
chol(e)-
combining form- bile, gall
col(i)-
colon-
combining form- e. coli
combining form- colon
cyan-
combining form- blue
cyst(i)-
-cystis
combining form-urniary bladder
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-
combining form- (abnormally) large or long
carcin-
combining form- cancer, carcinoma
-cel
-kel
combining form- hernia, tumor, swelling
combining form-scarlike growth of tissue on the skin
cheir-
chir-
combining form- hand
chol(e)-
combining form- bile, gall
col(i)-
colon-
combining form- e. coli
combining form- colon
cyan-
combining form- blue
cyst(i)-
-cystis
combining form-urniary bladder
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-
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, invlountary muscular contraction
splen-
combining form- spleen
stom-
stomat-
combining form- mouth, opening