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-able
adjectiv-forming suffix
capable of (being), able to
-action
noun-forming suffix
(indicates an 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 of 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
-ory (2)
noun-forming suffix
place for something
-ure, -ura
noun-forming suffix
result of an action
-e
English suffix, verb-forming
-sc-
inceptive verb
denotes the beginning of an action
anter-
combining form
front, in front
brachi-
combining form
(upper) arm
-cid-, -cis-
combining form
cut, kill
-cip-, -cret-
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
combinign form
fever
fer-, lat-
combining form
carry, bear
flect-, flex-
combining form
bend
fung-
combining form
fungus
fus-
combining form
pour
genit-
combining form
bring forth, give birth
ger-, gest-
combining form
carry, bear
immun(i)-
combining form
safe, protected
inferior-
combining form
below
lab-, laps-
combining form
slide, slip
later-
combining form
side
or-, os
cobmining 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
genit-
combining form
(often) refer to the organs of the reproductive system
midsagittal plane, sagittal, median
plane of body
vertical plane dividing the body into two equal and symmetrical right and left halves
frontal plane, coronal
plane of body
a vertical plane at right angles to the midsagittal plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
transverse plane, horizontal plane
plane of body
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
plane of body
a limb is movement away from the median of the body
adduction
plane of body
movement toward the median plane
abductor
plane of body
muscle that on contraction draws a part away from the median plane
adductor
plane of body
muscle that draws a part toward the median plane