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amphi-
ampho-
Prefix;
on both sides, around, both
apo-
prefix;
away from
ana-
prefix;
up, back, against
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, 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 (rare)
noun-forming suffix;
State, condition
-ema
-emat
noun-forming suffix;
state, condition;
(combining form is -emat-)
-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 (rarely)
-id
noun-forming suffix;
indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance

adjective-forming suffix;
like, resembling
-oma
-omat-
-omata
noun-forming suffix;
usually tumor; occasionally disease;
combining form of -oma is -omat-;
Plural is -omata
-ose
adjective-forming suffix;
also used to form names of chemical substances;
full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming suffix;
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
tics
Same as -ics;
noun-forming suffix;
indicating a particular science or study; science or study of
-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 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-
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