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-able
adjective forming suffix
capable of (being), able to
-ation
noun 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
1.)adjective formging suffix
pertaining to
2.)noun forming suffix
place for something
-ure, -ura
noun forming suffix
result of an action
-E
English suffix
forms verbs from latin infinitives.
-sc-
Forms inceptive verbs
inserted between the stem and the ending of the Latin Infinitive. Denotes the begining 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
(mushrooms) fungus
fus-
Combining Form
pour
genit-
Combining Form
bring fourth, 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
make
found in many English Verbs
genit-
Combining Form
bring forth, give birth
with the adjectival suffix -al refers to the organs of the reproductive system
midsagittal plane
(sagittal, median)
a plane of the body
a vertical plane dividing into two equal right and left halves.
frontal plane
(coronal)
a plane of the body
a vertical plane at a right angle with the midsagittal plane dividing body into anterior and posterior parts.
transverse plane
(horizontal)
a horizontal plane across the center of the body and at right angles to the midsagittal and frontal planes dividing body into upper and lower portions
abduction
an abduction of a limb is movement away from the median plane of the body.
adduction
an adduction of a limb is movement toward the median plane of the body.
abductor
a muscle that on contraction draws a part away from the median plane.
adductor
a muscle that on contraction draws a part toward the median plane.