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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
Adjective-Forming Suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
Noun-forming suffix
forms names of enzymes
-asia (-asis)
Noun-forming suffix
state, condition
-ema, (-emat)
noun-forming suffix
state, condition
-esis
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix pertaining to
-ics, -itcs
noun-forming suffix
science or study of
-ism
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun-forming suffix
state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
noun forming suffix and adjective forming suffix

indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-oma, (-ommat, omata)
noun-forming suffix
usually tumor; occasionally disease
-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
-tics
noun-forming suffix
indicates a particular science or study
-us
noun-forming suffix
condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Verb-forming suffix
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
Noun-forming suffix
forms the names of chemical substances
-ide
Noun-forming suffix
forms the names of chemical substances
-ite
Noun-forming suffix
forms the names of chemical substances
-one
Noun-forming suffix
forms the names of chemical substances
coli-
usually refers to the colon bacillus
cyst(i)-
usually refers to the urinary bladder
cholecyst-
refers to the gallbladder
acr-
combining form
highest point, extremities, (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form
dull, faint
carcin-
combining form
carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combining form
hernia, tumor, swelling, accumulation of
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
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