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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)
Prefix

downward, disordered
dia-, (di befor 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)
Prefix

change, transformation, after, behind
para-, (par- before a vowel)
Prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
Prefix

before
pros-, prosth-
Prefix

in place of
-al
Adjective-forming Suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
Noun-forming Suffix

forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
Noun-forming Suffix

state, condition
-ema
Noun-forming Suffix

state, condition
-emat-
Combining form

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
-oid, -ode, -id
Noun or Adjective-forming Suffix

like, resembling
oma
Noun-forming Suffix

tumor, disease
-ose
Adjective-forming Suffix

full of, resembling
-ous
Adjective-forming Suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-omat-, -omata-
Combining form

tumor, disease
-us
Noun-forming Suffix

condition, person
-ize
Suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
Noun-forming Suffix

names a chemical substance
-ide
Noun-forming Suffix

names a chemical substance
-ite
Noun-forming Suffix

names a chemical substance
-one
Noun-forming Suffix

names a chemical substance
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
synergy, synergism
an action of two or more agents or organs working with each other, cooperating. Their action is combined and coordinated.
-stomy
Suffix form

indicates certain surgical proceedures
-cele
Suffix form

usually means "hernia"
can also mean a swelling causing by an abnormal accumulation of fluid
coli-
Combining form

the colon bacillus, E. coli
cholecyst-
Combining form

refers to the gallbladder