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-able
adjective-forming suffix

capable of (being) able to
-ation
verb-forming suffix

action or process; 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
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ory
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
-fy-
combining form (found in compound verbs)

make great, magnify, make holy
genit-
combining form (used with -al)

organis of the reproductive system
midsagittal plane
median plane; vertical plane dividing the body into two equal and symetrical right and left halves
frontal plane
coronal plane; a vertical plane at right angles to the midsagittal plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
transverse plane
horizontal plane; a horizontal plane across the center of the body and at right angles to the midsagittal and frontal planes dividing the body into upper and lower portions
abduction
movement away from the median plane of the body
adduction
movement toward the median plane of the body
abductor
muscle that on contraction draws a part away from the median plane
adductor
muscle that draws a part toward the median plane
-sc-
inceptive verbs
between step and ending

beginning of an action
sonant
present participle

sounding
latent
present participle

lying hidden
cadent
present participle

falling
incipient
present participle

beginning
sentient
present participle

feeling
inhabitant
present participle

a person who inhabits
somnifacient
English noun

a drug that produces sleep
-ce, -cy
noun-forming suffix

the act of (being) or the state of (being)
redundancy
Present participle with ending

the state of being redudant or siperfluous
reverence
present participle with ending

the state of being revered
sequence
present participle with ending

the act of following
science
present participle with ending

the state of knowing
-sc-
inceptive verb
between step and ending

denotes beginning of an action
inficere, infectus
latin compound verb

to stain, dye, spoil, corrupt