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amphi
prefix; on both sides, around, both
ana
prefix; up, back, against
apo
prefix; away from
cata
prefix; downward, disordered
dia
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
prefix; change, transformation, after, behind
para
prefix; alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
prefix; before
pros, prosth
prefix; in place of
al
latin derived adjective suffix; pertaining to, located in
ase
suffix; forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
abstract noun-forming suffix; state, condition
-ema
abstract noun-forming suffix; state, condition
-esis
abstract noun-forming suffix; state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix; pertaining to
-ics
suffix-forms nouns indicating a particular science or study; science or study of
-ism
abstract noun-forming suffix; state, condition, quality
-ismus
abstract noun-forming suffix; state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
forms both noun and adjective suffixes; like, resemblance
-oma
abstract noun-forming suffix; usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjectival suffix; used to form names of chemical substances; full of, resembling
-ous
adjectival 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
suffix; to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
ACR-
combining form; [highest point] extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
AMBLY-
dull, faint
CARCIN-
[crab], 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 orlong
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 muscular contraction
SPLEN-
spleen
STOM-, STOMAT-
mouth, opening