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ab-
a- rarely before consonants
abs- before c and t
prefix

away from
ad-
ac- before c
af- before f
ag- before g
al- before l
an- before n
ap- before p
as- before s
a- before sp
at- before t
prefix

to, toward
ambi-
prefix

both
ante-
prefix

before, forward
bi-
bin-
bis-
prefix

two, twice, double, both
circum-
prefix

around
con-
co- before h
col- before l
com- before e, m,and p
cor- before r
prefix

together, with; thoroughly, very
contra-
prefix

against, opposite
de-
prefix

down, away from, absent
dis-
di- before g, v, and usually
before l
dif- before f
prefix

apart, away
ex-
e- before certain consonants
ef- before f
prefix

out of, away from
extra-
rarley extro-
prefix

on the outside, beyond
in-
il- before l
im- before b, m, and p
ir- before r
prefix

in, into
in-
prefix

not
in-
il- before l
im- before b, m, and p
ir- before r
prefix

very, thoroughly
infra-
prefix

beneath, below
inter-
prefix

between
intra-
rarley intro-
prefix

within
non-
prefix

not
* non is not a prefix in latin but an adverb
mult-
often multi-
prefix

many, much, affecting many parts
ob-
oc- before c
op- before p
prefix

against, toward; very, thoroughly
per-
pel- before l
prefix

through, very, thoroughly
post-
prefix

after, following, behind
pre-
prefix

before, in front of
pro-
prefix

forward, in front
re-
prefix

back, again
retro-
prefix

backward, in back, behind
se-
prefix

apart, away from
semi-
prefix

half
sub-
suf- before f
sup- before p
prefix

under
super-
often supra-
prefix

over, above; excess
trans-
prefix

across, through
ultra-
prefix

beyond, excess
uni-
combining form/ prefix

one
bi-
bin-
bis-
combining form/ prefix

two, twice, double, both
tri-
combining form/ prefix

three
quadr-
combining form/ prefix

four
quint-
combining form/ prefix

five, fifth
sex-
sext-
combining form/ prefix

six, sixth
sept-
combining form/ prefix

seven
oct-
octa-
combining form/ prefix

eight
non-
combining form/ prefix

nine, ninth
dec-
deca-
combining form/ prefix

ten, one-tenth
-al
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-an
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ar
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-arium
noun forming suffix

denotes a place for something
-ary
noun forming suffix

denotes a place for something
-ary
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-ate
adjective forming suffix

having the form of, possessing
ia-
abstract noun forming suffix
-ian
noun forming suffix

indicates an expert in a certain field
-ic
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-id
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-ile
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, capable of
-ine
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ive
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-lent
adjective forming suffix

full of
-ose
adjective forming suffix

full of
-ous
adjective forming suffix

full of
-ty
abstract noun forming suffix
-y
abstract noun forming suffix
-ad
English suffix,forms adverbs from nouns

indicate a direction toward a part of the body
abdomin-
combining form

belly, abdomen
adip-
combining form

fat
aur-
combining form

ear
bacill-
combining form

[rod, staff] bacillus
burs-
combining form

[leather sack] bursa
calc-
combining form

stone, calcium, lime (salts)
calor-
combining form

heat, energy
capit-
combining form

head
cerebr-
combining form

brain
cost-
combining form

rib
dent-
combining form

tooth
dors-
combining form

back (of the body)
extern-
combining form

outer
fibr-
combining form

fiber, filament
fistul-
combining form

(tube, pipe) fistula, an abnormal tubelike passage in the body
frig-
frigor-
combining form

cold
insul-
combining form

island
intern-
combining form

inner
meat-
combining form

passage, opening, meatus
nas-
combining form

nose
pur-
combining form

pus
radic-
rad-
radix-
combining form

root
ren-
combining form

kidney
sangun-
combining form

blood
son-
combining form

sound
synov-
combining form

synovial fluid, synovial membrane or sac
tub-
combining form

[trumpet] tube
tuss-
combining form

cough
vacc-
combining form

cow
vir-
virus-
combining form

[poison, venum] virus
viscer-
combining form

internal organ(s)