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-able
adjective forming suffix

capable of (being), able to
-ation
noun forming suffix

the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is
-ce
noun forming suffix

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-cy
noun forming suffix

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-ible
adjective forming suffix

capable of (being)
-id
adjective forming suffix

in a state or condition of
-ile
adjective forming suffix

capable of (being), like
-ion
noun forming suffix

the act of
-ive
adjective forming suffix

pertaining to
-ment
noun forming suffix

agent or instrument
-or
noun forming suffix

agent or instrument
-orium
noun forming suffix

place for something
-ory
1. adjective forming suffix

pertaining to

2. noun forming suffix

place for something
-ure
-ura
noun forming suffix

result of an action
anter-
combining form

front, in front
brachi-
combining form

(upper) arm
-cid-
-cis-
combining form

cut, kill
-cip-
-cept-
combining form

take
cresc-
-cret-
combining form

(begin to) grow
digit-
combining form

finger, toe
duc-
duct-
combining form

lead, bring, conduct
fac-
-fic-
-fect
combining form

make
faci-
-fici-
facies
combining form

face, appearance, surface
febr-
febris
combining form

fever
fer-
lat-
combining form

carry, bear
flect-
flex-
combining form

bend
fung-
combining form

[mushroom] fungus
fus-
combining form

pour
genit-
combining form

bring forth, give birth
ger-
gest-
combining form

carry, bear
immun(i)-
combining form

[exempt] safe, protected
inferior-
combining form

below
lab-
laps-
combining form

slide, slip
later-
combining form

side
or-
os
combining form

mouth, opening
oss-
combining form

bone
pedicul-
combining form

louse
poster-
-posterior
combining form

behind, in back
sect-
combining form

cut
somn-
combining form

sleep
stabil-
stabl-
combining form

stable, fixed
superior-
combining form

above
tum(e)-
combining form

be swollen
midsagittal plane
aka sagittal or median plane. a verticle plance dividing the body into two equal and symmetrical right and left halves
frontal plane
aka coronal plane. a vertical plane at right angles to the misaggittal plane dividing the body into anterior and prosterior portions
trasvers plane
aka horizontal plane. a horizontal plane across the center of the body and at right angles to the midsaggital and frontal planes dividing the body into upper and lower portions
abduction
movement of a limb away from the median plane of the body
adduction
movement toward the median plane
abductor
a muscle that on contraction draws a part away from the median plane
adductor
a muscle that draws a part toward the median plane