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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
Adjective forming suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
Noun forming suffix
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis(rare)
Noun forming suffix
state, condition
-ema
Noun forming suffix
state, condition.
The combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat-
-esis
Noun forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
Adjective forming suffix often from nouns ending in -esis.
Pertaining to
-ics, -tics
Noun forming suffix
science or study of
-ism
Noun forming suffix
state, condition, quality
-ismus
Noun forming suffix
state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid, (rarely) -ode, -id
Adjective and noun forming suffix
like, resembling
-oma
Noun forming suffix
usually tumor; occasionally disease. The combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat-; the plural often is -omata
-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
science or study of
-us
Noun forming suffix
condition, person
-ize
Verb forming suffix
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
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
-ate
suffix that forms names of chemical substances
-ide
suffix that forms names of chemical substances
-ite
suffix that forms names of chemical substances
-one
suffix that forms names of chemical substances
coli-
usually refers to the colon bacillus
cyst(i)-
usually refers to the urinary bladder
cholecyst-
refers to the gallbladder