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amphi-; ampho-
on both sides, around, both
prefix
ana-
up, back, against
prefix
apo-
away from
prefix
cata- ( cat- before a vowel or h )
downward, disordered
prefix
dia- ( di- before vowel )
through, across, apart
prefix
eso-
within, inner, inward
prefix
eu-
good, normal, healthy
prefix
heter-, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
prefix
homo-, homeo
same, likeness
prefix
meta-,( met- before a vowel or h )
change, transformation, after, behind
prefix
para- ( often par- before a vowel )
alongside, around abnormal, beyond
prefix
pro-
before
prefix
pros-, prosth-
in place of
prefix
derma-
skin
combining form
gaster-
stomach
combining form
-al
Latin derived adjectival suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis(rare)
forms abstract nouns
state, condition
-ema
forms abstract nouns
state, condition
(sometimes -emat-)
-esis
forms abstract nouns
state, condition, procedure
-etic
forms adjectives
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
forms nouns indicating a particular science or study
science or study of
-ism
forms abstract nouns
state, condition, quality
-ismus
forms abstract nouns
state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid (rarely -ode, -id)
forms both nouns and adjectives
like, resembling
oma ( -omat, -omata)
forms abstract nouns
usually tumor, occassionally disease
-ose
Latin-derived adjectival suffix
full of, resembling
-ous
Latin-derived adjectival suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
Latin noun forming ending
condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
verb-forming suffix
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
ACR-
(highest point) extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
combining form
AMBLY-
dull, faint
combining form
CARCIN-
(crab) carcinoma, cancer
combining form
-CEL-
hernia, tumor, swelling
combining form
CHEIR-, CHIR-
hand
combining form
CHOL(E)-
bile, gall
combining form
COL(I)-, COLON-
colon
combining form
CYAN-
blue
combining form
CYST(I)-, CYSTIS
bladder, cyst
combining form
DIPLO-
double, twin
combining form
ENTER-
(small) intestine
combining form
ERG-
action, work
combining form
GASTR-
stomach
combining form
HEM-, HEMAT-, -EM-
blood
combining form
HEPAR-, HEPAT-
liver
combining form
LIP-
combining form
fat
MACR-
combining form
abnormally large or long
MEGA-, MEGAL-
combining form
abnormanlly 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