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amphi-, ampho-
on both sides, around, both
ana-:
up, back against:
apo--:
away from
cata- (cat- before a vowel or h):
downward, disordered
dia (di- before a vowel)
through, across, apart
eso-
within, inner, inward
eu-
good, normal, healthy
heter-, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
homo-, homeo-
same, likeness
meta- (met- before a vowel or h)
change, transformation, after, behind
para- (often par- before a vowel)
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
before
pros-, prosth-
in place of
-al
pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis(rare)
form abstract nouns: state, condition
-ema
forms abstract nouns: state, condition. The combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat-
--esis
forms abstract nous: state, condition, procedure
-etic
forms adjectives, often from nouns ending in -esis: pertaining to
-ics, -tics
form nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of:
-ism
forms abstract nouns: state, condition, quality
-ismus
forms abstract nouns: state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid, (rarely) -ode, -id
forms both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-oma
forms abstract nouns; usually tumor: occasionally disease. the combining form is -omat-; the plural often is -omata
-ose
adjective; used to form names of chemical substance; full of, resembling
-ous
adjectival; pertaining to characterized by, full of
-us
noun; condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in