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amphi- (ampho-)
Prefix

on both sides, around, both
ana-
Prefix

up, back, against
apo-
Prefix

away from
cata- (cat-)
Prefix

downward, disordered
dia-(di)
Prefix

through, across, part
eso-
Prefix

within, inner, inward
eu-
Prefix

good, normal, healthy
heter-(hetero-)
Prefix

different, other, relationship to another
homo- (homeo-)
Prefix

same, likeness
meta- (met-)
Prefix

change, transformation, after, behind
para- (par-)
Prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
Prefix

before
pros-, prosth-
Prefix

in place of
-al
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
noun-forming suffix

forms the names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-emat
combining form

state, condition
-esis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun-forming suffix

indicates a particular science or study: study or science of
-ism
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun-forming suffix

state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
adjective-forming suffix and
noun-forming suffix

indicates a particular shape, form, or resemblance; like, resembling
-oma, -omat
noun-forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease
-omata
plural noun-forming suffix

plural form of -oma, -omat
usually tumor; occasionally disease
-ose
adjective-forming suffix and
noun-forming suffix

forms names of substances; full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-tics
noun-forming suffix

indicates a particular science or study; science or study of (see -ics)
-us
noun-forming suffix

condition, person
(sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
verb-forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
noun-forming suffix

forms the name of a chemical substance
-ide
noun-forming suffix

forms the name of a chemical substance
-ite
noun-forming suffix

forms the name of a chemical substance
-one
noun-forming suffix

forms the name of a chemical substance
acr-
combining form

[highest point] extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form

dull, faint
carcin-
Combining form
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
-cel
Combining form

hernia, tumor, swelling
(-cele, kel-)
cheir-, chir-
combining form

hand
col(i)-, colon-
combining form

colon
cyan-
combining form

blue
cyst(i)-, cystis
combining form

bladder, cyst
diplo-
combining form

double, twin
enter-
combining form

small intestine
erg-
combining form

action, work
gastr-
combining form

stomach
hem-, hemat-, -em-
combining form

blood
hapar-, hepat-
combining form

liver
lip-
combining form

fat
macr-
combining form

(abnormally) large or long
mega-, megal-
combining form

(abnormally) large or long
melan-
combining form

dark, black
micr-
combining form

(abnormally) small
nyct-
combining form

night
odyn-
combining form

pain
onc-
combining form

tumor
pachy-
combining form

thick
pseud-
combining form

false
py-
combining form

pus
sarc-
combining form

flesh, soft tissue
spasm-
combining form

spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen-
combining form

spleen
stom-, stomat-
combining form

mouth, opening
cholecyst-
combining form

refers to gallblader