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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, relationhip to another
homo-, homeo-
prefix
same, likeness
meta- (met- before a vowel or h)
prefix
change or transformation, after, behind
para- (often par- before a vowel)
prefix
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
prefix
before
pros-, prosth-
prefix
in place of
-al
adjectival suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
ensyme name forming suffix
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis(rare)
noun-forming suffix
state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix
state, condition
the combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat-
-esis
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix, often from nouns ending in -esis
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun-forming suffix
science or study of
-ism
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid (rarely) -ode, -id
noun & adjective-forming
like, resembling
-oma
noun-forming suffix
usually tumor, occasionally disease
-ose
adjectival suffix
also used to form names of chemical substances
full of, resembling
-ous
adjectival suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
noun-forming ending (suffix)
condition, peroson (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
verb-forming suffix
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
combining form
[highest point] extermities (particularly the hands & feet)
ambly-
dull, faint