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Cheir
Combining Form
Hand
Derma, Derm
Combining Form
Skin
Gastr
Combining Form
Stomach
Hepar, Hep
combining Form
Liver
Meninx
Combining Form
one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
Soma
the body
Amphi, Ampho

Prefix
on both sides, around, both
Ana

Prefix
Up, Back, Against
Apo

Prefix
Away from
Cata
Cat before a vowel or h
Prefix
Downward, disordered
Dia
Di before a vowel
Prefix
Through, Across, Apart
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 before a vowel or h
Prefix
Change, Transformation, After, Behind
Para
Often Par before a vowel
Prefix
Alongside, Around, Abnormal, Beyond
Pro

Prefix
Before
Pros, Prosth

Prefix
In place of
al

adjective suffix
Pertaining to, Located in
ase
noun formming suffix

forms names on enzymes
asia, asis

(rare)
forms abstract nouns

state, Condition
ema
forms abstract nouns
State, condition
ema
combining form of nouns ending in ema is emat
esis
forms abstract nouns
state, condition or procedure
etic
forms adjectives often from nouns ending in esis
Pertaining to
ics, tics
forms nound 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, (rare) ode, id
forms both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance
Like, resembling
oma
forms abstract nouns, usually tumor, occasionally disease
oma
combining form of nouns ending in oma is omat;
disease, tumor
oma
plural is omata;
disease, tumor
ose
adjective suffix also used to form names f chemical substances;
full of, resembling
ous
adjective suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
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
forms names of chemical substances

(chlorate)
ide
forms names of chemical substances

(bromide)
ite
forms names of chemical substances

nitrite
one
forms names of chemical substances

Testosterone)
coli
prefix

Colon
cyst(i)
words containing cyst usually pertain to the urinary bladder
cholecyst
words containing cholecyst refer to the gallbladder
acr
combining form
[Highest point] extremeties (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly
combining form
dull, faint
carcin
combining form
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
cel
combining form
hernia, tumor, swelling
chir
combining form
Hand
ite
forms names of chemical substances

nitrite
chol
combining form
gall, bile
colon
combining form
colon
cyan
combining form
blue
cystis
combining form
bladder, cyst
diplo
combining form
double, twin
enter
combining form
(small)intestine
erg
combining form
action, work
gastr
combining fore
stomach
hem
hemat
em
combining form
blood
hepar
hepat
combining form
liver
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
cel
adjective forming noun
scarlike growth of tissue