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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
Suffix

a Latin derived adjectival suffix
pertaing to, located in
-ase
Suffix

forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis(rare)
Suffix

forms abstract nouns
state, condition
-ema
Suffix

state, condition
-esis
Suffix
forms abstract nouns
state, condition, procedure
-etic
Suffix
forms adjectives
pertaing to
-ics, -tics
Suffix
forms nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-ism
Suffix

forms abstract nouns
state, condition, quality
-ismus
Suffix

forms abstract nouns,
condition, muscular spasm
-oid(rarely, -ode, -id
Suffix
forms nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance
oma
Suffix
forms abstract nouns:usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
Suffix
a Latin derived adjectival suffix; also used to form names of chemical substances: full of, resembling
-ous
Suffix
a Latin derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
Suffix
a Latin noun forming ending
condition, person
-ize
Verb Forming Suffix
commonly used Greek derived suffix that means "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
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
micr-
combining form

(abnormally) 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