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a-(an-)
prefix

not, without, lacking, deficient
anti-(ant-)
prefix

against, preventing, relieving
di (dis-)
prefix

two, twice, double
dys-
prefix

difficult, painful, defective, abnormal
ec (ex)
prefix
ex-before a vowel
out of, away from
ecto
prefix

outside of
en (em)
prefix

into, in, within
endo, ento (end-, ent-)
prefix

within
epi (ep)
prefix

upon, over, above
exo
prefix

outside, from the outside, toward the outside
hemi
prefix

half
hyper
prefix

over, above, excessive
hypo
prefix

under, deficient
mono
prefix

one, single
peri
prefix

around, surrounding
syn (sym)
prefix

together, with, joined
-a
suffix-abstract noun

state, condition
-ac
suffix- adjectives

pertaining to, located in
-ia (-y)
suffix- abstract noun

state, condition
-iac
suffix- noun

person afflicted with
-iasis
suffix- noun

disease, abnormal condition or presence of something
-ic
suffix- adjective
pertaining to, located in, person suffering from a condition

suffix-noun
indicates a drug or agent
-in, -ine
suffix- noun

forms names of substances
-ist
suffix-noun

a person interested in
-itic
suffix- adjectives
pertaining to (inflamation)

-noun suffix
drug or agent
-itis
suffix-noun

inflamed condition inflamation
-itides
noun suffix: plural of -itis

inflamations
-ium (-eum)
suffix-noun

membrane, connective tissue
-ma
suffix-noun

abnormal or diseased contion
-mat-
combining form

abnormal, diseased condition
-oisis
suffix-abstract noun

abnormal or diseased conditon
-otic
suffix-adjectives

pertaining to
-sia
suffix-abstract noun

state, condition
-sis
suffix- abstract noun

state, condition
-tic
suffix- adjectives
pertaining to a state or condition

suffix-noun
drug or agent
-y
suffix-noun

state, condition, process, procedure
acanth-
combining form

thorn, spine
alg-
combinging form

pain
alges-
combining form

sensitivity to pain
all-
combining form

other, divergence, difference from
angi-
combining form

(blood) vessel, duct
arteri-
combining form

artery
arthr-
combining form

joint
bi-
combining form

life
brady-
combining form

slow
cardy-
combining form

heart
cephal-
combining form

head
crani-
combining form

skull
cyt-
combining form

hollow container cell
encephal-
combining form

brain
erythr-
combining form

red, red blood cell
lept-
combining form

thin, fine, slight
leuk-
combining form

white, white blood cell
lith-
combining form

stone, calculus
log-
combining form

word, study
malac-
combining form

soft
mes-
combining form

middle, secondary, partial, mesentery
-meter, metr-
combining form

measure or measuring device
nephr-
combining form

kidney
neur-
combining form

nerve, nervous system
oste-
combining form

bone
prosop-
combining form

face
prot-
combining form

first, primitive, early
scler-
combining form

hard
sten-
combining form

narrow
stere-
combining form

solid, having three demensions
tachy-
combining form

rapid
tox(i)-
combining form

poison
-logy
suffix-noun

study or science of...
-logist
suffix-noun

one who specializes in a certain study
-malacia
suffix

the softening (of tissues) of
-sclerosis
suffix

the hardening (of tissues) of
-stenosis
suffix

the narrowing (of a part of the body)
-toxic
suffix

poisonous to and organ
-toxin
suffix

poisonous to a part of the body