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amphi-
prefix
on both sides, around, both
ampho-
prefix
on both sides, around, both
ana
prefix
up, back, against
apo
prefix
away from
cata
prefix
downward, disordered
cat
prefix
(used before a vowel)downward, disordered
dia
prefix
through, across, apart
di
prefix
(used before a vowel)
through, across, apart
eso
prefix
within, inner, inward
eu
prefix
good, normal, healthy
heter
prefix
different, other, relationship to another
hetero
prefix
different, other, relationship to another
homo
prefix
same, likeness
homeo
prefix
same, likeness
meta
prefix
change, transformation, after, behind
met
prefix
(before a vowel)
change, transformation, after, behind
para
prefix
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
par
prefix
(used before a vowel)
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
prefix
before
pros
prefix
in place of
prosth
prefix
in place of
al
ajectival suffix
pertaining to, located in
ase
suffix
forms names of enzymes
asia
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition
asis
abstract noun forming suffix
rare form of asia
state, condition
ema
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition
emat
absract noun forming suffix
used for combining forms that end in ema
state, condition
esis
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
etic
adjective forming suffix
pertaining to
ics, tics
noun forming suffix
indicates 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 spasm
oid (rarely - ode, id)
noun and adjective forming suffix
indicates a particular shape, form, or resemblence: like, resembling
oma
abstract noun forming suffix
usually tumor, occasioonally disease
omat
abstract noun forming suffix used as combining form for words ending in oma
omata
abstract noun forming suffix
used a plural combining form for words ending in oma
-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
-us
noun forming suffix

condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
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
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
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, open
cholecyst-
combining form

gallbladder
-ate, -ide, -ite, -one
suffixes

used to form names of chemical substances