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Amphi-, Ampho-
On both sides, around, both

(amphi-bious)
Ana-
up, back, against

(Ana-tomy)
Apo-
Away from

(Apo-ptosis)
Cata-
(cat- before vowel or h)
Downward, disordered

(Cata-bolism)
Dia-
(di before vowel)
Through, across, apart

(dia-clasis)
Eso-
Within, inner, inward

(eso-tropia)
Eu-
Good, normal, healthy

(eu-phoria)
Heter-, Hetero-
Different, other, relationship to another

(hetero-sexual)
Homo-, Homeo-
Same, likeness

(Homeo-Stasis)
meta-,
(met- before vowel or h)
change, transformation, after, behind

(meta-bolism)
Para-
(often par- before a vowel)
Alongside, around, beyond

(Para-thyroid)
Pro-
Before

(Pro-gnosis)
Pros-, Prosth-
In place of

(Pros-thesis)
-al
Adjectival suffix: pertaining to, located in

(Bronchi-al)
-ase
Noun-forming, forms names of enzymes

(Lact-ase)
-asia, -asis
noun-forming abstact- state, condition.

(xer-asia)
-ema
abstract-noun forming- state.
-esis
noun-forming abstract- state, condition, procedure
-etic
forms adjectives, from nouns ending in -esis
-ics, -tics
form nouns- the science or study of
-ism
form nouns, state, condition, quality
-ismus
form nouns- state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
forms nouns AND adjectives, indicating particular shape, form, or resemblance.
-oma
forms nouns, usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
forms adjectives AND nouns, also to form names of chemical substances
-ous
forms adjectives, pertaining to, characterized, full of
-us
forms nouns, condition, person
-ize
meaning "to make, become, cause to be, engage in"