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amphi, ampho-
on both sides, around, both
ana-
up, back, against
apo-
away from
cata- (cat before a vowel or h)
downward, disordered
dia-
through, across, apart
eso-
within, inner, inward
eu-
good, normal, healthy
heter, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
homo, homeo-
same, likeness
meta-
change, transformation, after, behind
para-
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
before
pros, prosth-
in place of
-al
adjective forming suffix, pertaining to, located in
-ase
names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
noun forming suffix, state, condition
-ema
noun forming, state, condition
-esis
noun forming, state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective forming, often from nouns ending in -esis,
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun forming, indicates particular science or study
-ism
noun forming, state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun forming, state, condition, muscular spasm
-old, -ode, -id
noun and adjective forming, indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance
oma
noun forming, usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjective forming, used to form names of chemical substances, full of, resembling
-ous
adjective forming, pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
noun forming, condition, person (sometimes malformed fetus)
-ize
greek derived suffix meaning to make, become, cause to be, subject to
coli-
refers to colon bacillus E. coli
cyst-
refers to urinary bladder
cholecyst-
refers to gallbladder
acr-
highest point, extremities
ambly-
dull, faint
carcin-
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 muscle contraction
splen-
spleen
stom-, stomat-
mouth, opening