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amphi-
ampho
prefix
on both sides, around, both
ana-
prefix
up, back, against
apo-
prefix
away from
cata-
cat-
prefix
downward, disordered
dia-
di-
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-
prefix
change, transformation, after, behind
para-
par-
prefix
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix
before
pros-
prosth
prefix
in place of
-al
Latin-derived adjectival suffix:
pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia
-asis
suffix
abstract noun:
state, condition
-ema
suffix
abstract noun:
state, condition
-esis
suffix
abstract noun:
state, condition, procedure
-etic
suffix
adjective:
pertaining to
-ics
-tics
suffix
noun:
a particular science or study
-ism
suffix
abstract noun:
state, condition, quality
-ismus
suffix
abstract noun:
state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid
-ode -id
suffix
noun and adjective:
indicates a particular shape, form, or resemblance
-oma
-omat-
-omata
suffix
abstract noun:
tumor, disease
-ose
Latin-derived adjectival suffix:
full of, resemblinf, used to form names of substances as well.
-ous
Latin-derived adjectival suffix:
Pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
Latin noun-forming ending:
Condition, person, sometimes a malformed fetus
-ize
Verb forming suffix:
To make, become, cause to be, sunject to, engage in
acr-
combing form
highest point, extremities (particulary the hands and feet)
ambly-
combing form
dull, faint
carcin-
combing form
carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combing 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-
combing form
stomach
hem-
hemat-
-em-
combing 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-
combing form
dark, black
micr-
combining form
(abnormally) small
nyct-
combining form
night
odyn-
combining form
pain
onc-
combing 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