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Amphi-, Ampho-
Prefix- on both sides, around, both
Ana-
Prefix- up, back, against
Apo-
Prefix- away from
Cata (cat- before vowel or h)
Prefix- Downward, disordered
Dia (Di before vowel)
Prefix- through, across, apart
Eso-
Prefix- within, inner, inward
Eu
Prefix- good, normal, healthy
Heter, Hetero
Prefix- different, other, relationship to other
Homo, Homeo
Prefix- same, likeness
Meta (met before vowel or H)
prefix- change, transformation, after, behind
Para (par before vowel)
prefix- alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
Pro
prefix- before
Pros, Prosth
prefix- In Place of
-al
adj-forming suffix: pertaining to, located within
-ase
noun-forming suffix forms enzymes
-asia, -asis
noun-forming suffix meaning state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix means state of condition. Combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat
-esis
noun-forming suffix means state, condition, procedure
-etic
forms adjectives, often from nouns ending in -esis
-ics, -tics
noun-forming suffix indicating a particular science or study
-ism
noun-forming suffix meaning state, condition, quality
ismus
noun-forming suffix state, condition, muscular spasm
oid, ode, id
noun/adj-forming suffix indicating particular shape, form, or resemblence
oma
noun-forming suffix, usually tumor
ose
adj/noun-forming chemical compounds or full, resembling
ous
adjectival suffix- pertaining to, characterized by, full of
us
noun-forming suffix, condition, person (sometimes malformed fetus)
ize
suffix means "to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in"
acr-
combining form meaning extremities (part. hands and feet)
ambly
combining form meaning dull, faint
carcin
combining form carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combining form hernia, tumor, swelling
cheir-, chir-
combining form meaning hand
chol(e)
combining form menaing bile, gall
cyan-
combining form meaning blue
cyst-, cystis
combining form meaning bladder, cyst
diplo-
combining form menaing double, twin
enter
combining form meaning small intestine
erg-
combining form meaning work, action
gastr
combining form meaning stomach
hem, hemat, em
combining form meaning blood
Hepar, Hepat
combining form meaning liver
Lip-
combining form meaning fat
Macr-
combining form abnormally large or long
Mega, Megal
combining form abnormally large or long
Melan
combining form meaning dark, black
Micr
combining form meaning abnormally small
Nyct
combining form meaning night
Odyn
combining form meaning pain
Onc
combining form meaning tumor
Pachy
combining form meaning thick
Pseud
combining form meaning false
Py
combining form meaning pus
Sarc
combining form meaning flesh, soft tissue
Spasm
combining form meaning spasm, involuntary muscle contraction
Splen
combining form meaning spleen
Stom, Stomat
combining form meaning mouth, opening