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derma
skin
gastros
stomach
hepar
liver
meninx
one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma
the body
amphi-, ampho-
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, beyon
pro-
prefix: before
pros-, prosth-
prefix: in place of
-al
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
-esis
noun-forming suffix: state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix: often from nouns ending in -esis: pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun-forming suffix: indicating a particular science of study
-ism
noun-forming suffix: state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun-forming suffix: state, condition, muscular spasms
-oid, -ode, -id
adjective or noun-forming suffix: ndicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-oma
noun-forming suffix: usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjective-forming or noun-forming suffix: used to form names of chemical substances, full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming suffix: pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-tics
noun-forming suffix: indicating a particular science or study of
-us
noun-forming suffix: a condition, person
-ize
verb-forming suffix: a commonly used Greek-derived suffix, to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
arc-
combining form: extremities, highest point
ambly-
combining form: dull, faint
carcin-
combining form: 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: 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: large or long
mega-, megal-
combining form: large or long
melan-
combining form: dark, black
micr-
combining form: 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-
mouth, opening
coli-
colon bacillus, E. coli
cholecyst-
gallbladder