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derm/dermat
skin
gastr/gaster
stomach
derma
the skin
hepar
the liver
meninx
one of the coverings of teh brain and spinal cord
soma
the body
amphi-/ampho/
prefix, on both sides, around, both
ana-
prefix, up, back, against
apo-
prefix, awayfrom
cata-cat-
prefix, downward, disordered
dia-di-
prefix, through, across, apart
eso-
prefix,wihtin, inner, inward
eu-
prefix, good, normal, healthy
heter-,hetero-
prefix,different, other, relationship to another
homo-homeo
prefix,same, likeness
meta-met
change, transformation
para-par-
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
before
pros-prosth-
in place of
-al
a latin-derived adjective suffix: pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia-asis
form abstract nouns, state, condition
-ema-emat
forms abstract nouns, state, condition. The combing for of nouns ending in -ema is -emat
-esis
forms abstract nouns, state, condition, procedure.
-etic-esis
forms adjectives, often from nouns ening in -esis
-ics-tics
form nouns indicating a particular science or study, science or study of
-ism
forms abstract nouns, state, condition, quality
-ismus
forms abstract nouns, state, condition, muscle spasm
-oid-ode-id
form both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance, like resembling
oma
forms abstract nouns: usually tumor, occasionally disease. the combing form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat: the plural often is -omata
-ose
a latin-derived adjective suffix: also used to form ; full of, resemblingnames of chemical substances
-ous
a latin-derived adjective suffix:pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
a latin noun-forming ending: condition, person, (sometimes a malformed fetus)
Ize
a commonly used Greek-derived suffix that means "to make, become, cause to b'e, subject to, engage in.
acr-
cf. (highest point) extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly-
dull, faint
carcin-
(crab) carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
hernia, tumor, swelling
cheir-chir
hand
chol(e)-
bile, gall
col(i)-colon-
colon
cyan-
blue
cyst(i)--cystis
bladder, cyst
diplo-
double, twin
enter-
(small) intestine
erg-
action, work
gastr-
stomach
hem-hemat--em-
blood
hepar-hepat-
liver
lip-
fat
macr-
(abnormally)large or long
mega-megal0
(abnormallu)large or long
melan-
dark, black
micr-
(abnormally) small
nyct-
night
odyn-
pain
onc-
tumor
pachy-
thick
pseud-
false
py-
pus
sarc-
flesh, soft tissue
spasm-
spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen=
spleen
stom-stomat-
mouth, opening
sarc-
flesh, soft tissue
spasm-
spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen=
spleen
stom-stomat-
mouth, opening