Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/58

Click to flip

58 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
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
Suffix
forms names of enzymes
-asia (-asis)
noun-forming suffix
state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix
state, condition
-esis
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix
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
-old (-ode) (-id)
noun and adjective-forming suffix
like, resembling
-oma
noun-forming suffix
tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjective-forming suffix
names of chemical substances, 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
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
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-, magal-
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