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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

downwatd, disordered
dia-
(di before a vowel)
prefix

through, across, part
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 an "h")
prefix

change, tranformation, after, behind
para-,
(often par- before a vowel)
prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix

before
pros-, prosth-
prefix

in place of
-al
adjective suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
nound forming suffix

forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis (rare)
noun forming suffixes

state, condition
-ema, -emat
noun forming suffix

state, condition
-esis
noun forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-ics, -itics
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
both noun and adjective forming suffixes

like, resembling
oma
noun forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease
-ose
adjective forming suffix

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 (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-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
LIP-
combining form

fat
HEPAR-, HEPAT-
combining form

liver
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 muscle contraction
SPLEN-
combining form

spleen
STOM-, STOMAT-
combining form

mouth, opening