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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- (ofter par- before a vowel)
prefix
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix
before
pros-, prosth-
prefix
in place of
-al
suffix (adjective forming)
pertaining to, located in
-ase
suffix (noun forming)
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
suffix (noun forming)
state, condition
-ema
suffix (noun forming)
state, condition
-esis
suffix (noun forming)
state, condition, procedure
-etic
suffix (adjective forming)
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
suffix (noun forming)
science or study of
-ism
suffix (noun forming)
state, condition, quality
-ismus
suffix (noun forming)
state, condition; muscular spasm
-old, -ode, -id
suffix (noun and adjective forming)
like, resembling
-oma
suffix (noun forming)
tumor, disease
-ose
suffix (adjective forming)
full of, resembling (also used to form names of chemical substances)
-ous
suffix (adjective forming)
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
suffix (noun forming)
condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
suffix (verb forming)
to make, become, cuase 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