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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
ajective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
noun-forming suffix

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, -tic
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 or adjective forming suffix

like, resembling
-oma, (-oma, -omat, -omata)
noun-forming suffix

usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjective-forming suffix

full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full 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
-ate, -ide, -ite, -one
noun-forming suffix

names of chemical substances
coli-
combining form

colon bacillus
cyst(i)-
combining form

urinary bladder
cholecyst-
combining form

gall bladder
acr-
combining form

(highest point)extremities(usually hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form

dull, faint
carcin-
combining form

carcinoma, a form of 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
meninx-
combining form

brain/spinalcord covering
soma-
combining form

body
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

fake, false
sarc-
combining form

flesh, soft tissue
spasm-
combining form

involuntary muscle contraction
splen-
combining form

spleen
stom-, stomat-
combining form

mouth, opening
derma-
combining form

skin
lip-
combining form

fat
macr-
combining form

abnormally large or long