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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, after, behind
para- (often par- before a vowel)
prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix

before
pros- (prosth-)
prefix

in place of
-al
latin derived adjective suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia (-asis)...rare
form abstract NOUNS, suffix

state, condition
-ema

conbining form is -emat
forms abstract NOUNS, suffix

state, condition
-esis
forms abstract NOUNS, suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
forms ADJECTIVES, often from nouns ending in -esis, suffix

pertaining to
-ics (-tics)
forms NOUNS indicating a particular science or study, suffix

science or study of
-ism
forms abstract NOUNS, suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
forms abstract NOUNS, suffix

state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid (-ode, -id)...rare
form NOUNS and ADJECTIVES indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance, suffix

like, resembling
-oma

combining form -omat
plural -omata
forms abstract NOUNS, suffix

usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
latin dervived ADJECTIVE, suffix

also used to form names of chemical substances

full of, resembling
-ous
a latin derived ADJECTIVE, suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-tics
forms NOUNS, suffix

science or study of
-us
a latin NOUN, suffix

condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
forms VERBS, greek derived 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

harnia, 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-
combining form

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

(abnormally) large or long
melan-
combining form

dark, black
micr-
combining form

(abnomally) 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
-ate
chemical substance suffix
-ide
chemical substance suffix
-ite
chemical substance suffix
-one
chemical substance suffix
derma
the skin
hepar
the liver
meninx
one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma
the body