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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, liekness
meta
(met before a vowel)
prefix
change, transformation, after behind
para
(par before a vowel)
prefix
alongside, sround, abnormal, beyond
pro
prefix
before
pros, prosth
prefix
in place of
al
suffix adjectival
pertaining to, located in
ase
suffix
forms names of enzymes
asia, asis
suffix abstract nouns
state, condition
ema

combining form ending: emat
suffix absract noun
state, condition
esis
suffix abstract noun
state, condtion
etic

noun ending: esis
suffix adjective
pertaining to
ics, tics
suffix abstract noun
indicating a particular science or study: sceince or study of
ism
suffix abstract noun
state, condition, quality
ismus
suffix abstract noun
state, condition, muscular spasm
oid, ode, id
suffix noun and adjective
indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
oma
combining form ending: omat
plural ending: omata
suffix abstract noun
usually tumor, occasionally disease.
ose
suffix adjective
used to form names of chemical substances: full of, resembling
ous
suffix adjective
pertaining to, chracterized by, full of
us
suffix noun
condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
ize
Suffix VERB
"to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in"
acr
combining form
[highest point] extremeties (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly
combining form
dull faint
carcin
combining form
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combining form
hernia, tumor, swelling
*see etyomolgical notes for more use
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
ate, ide, ite, one
many suffixes used to form names of chemical substances
coli, cysti, cholecyst
coli- colon bacillus
cyst(i)- urinary bladder
cholecyst- gallbladder