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derma, dermatos
skin
gaster, gastros
stomach
derma
the skin
hepar
the liver
meninx
one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma
the body
amphi-, ampho-
on both sides, around, both
ana-
up, back, against
apo-
away from
cata (cat before a vowel or 'h')
downward, disordered
dia- ('di' before vowel)
through, across, apart
eso-
within, inner, inward
eu
good, normal, healthy
heter-, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
homo-, homeo-
same, likeness
meta ('met' before a vowel or 'h')
change, transformation, after, behind
para- (often 'par' before a vowel)
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
before
pros-, prosth-
in place of
-al (latin derived suffix)
pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis (rare)
forms abstract nouns, state, condition
-ema
forms abstract nouns: state, condition. The combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat
-esis
forms abstract nouns: state condition, procedure
-etic
forms abstract adj.: often nouns ending in -esis: pertaining to
-ics, -tics
forms nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-ism
forms abstract nouns: state, condition, quality
-ismus
forms abstract nouns: state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid, (rarely) -ode, -id
form both nouns and adj indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
oma
forms abstract nouns: usually tumor; occasionally disease. The combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat; the plural is often -omata
-ose
a latin derived adjectival suffix; also used to form names of chemical substances: full of, resembling
-ous
a latin-derived adj suffix: pertaining to, characterized by, full of
tics (ics)
forms nouns indicating a perticular science or study
-us
latin noun-forming ending: condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize (verb)
a commonly used greek-derived suffix that means "to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in"
-ate
forms names of chemical substances
-ide
forms names of chemical substances
-ite
forms names of chemical substances
-one
forms names of chemical substances
acr-
[highest point] extremitites (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-, megal-
(abnormally) 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