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-able
adjective forming suffix

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

indicating an action or process; 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
sonant
sounding
latent
lying hidden
cadent
falling
incipient
beginning
sentient
feeling
inhabitant
a person who inhabits
somnifacient
a drug that produces sleep
redundancy
the state of being redundant or superfluous
reverence
the state of being revered
sequence
the act of following
science
the state of knowing
-sc-
inceptive verb

beginning 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
superior-
combining form

above
tum(e)-
combining form

be swollen
midsagittal plane (sagittal or median plane)
vertical plane dividing the body into two equal and symmetrical right and left halves
frontal (coronal) plane
vertical plane at right angles to midsagittal plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
transverse (horizontal) plane
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
abductor
muscle that on contraction draws a part away from the median plane
adductor
muscle that draws a part toward the median plane