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derma, dermatos
combining form meaning skin
gasfer, gastros
combining form meaning stomach
derma
nominative form meaning the skin
hepar
nominative form meaning the liver
meninx
nominative form meaning one of the coverings of the brain and spinal cord
soma
nominative form meaning the body
amphi, ampho
prefix meaning on both sides, around, or both
ana
prefix meaning up, back, against
apo
prefix meaning away from
cata (cat before a vowel or h)
prefix meaning downward, disordered
dia (di befor a vowel)
prefix meaning through, across, apart
eso
prefix meaning within, inner, inward
eu
prefix meaning good,normal, healthy
heter, hetero
prefix meaning different, other, relationship to another
homo, homeo
prefix meaning same, likeness
meta (met before a vowel or h)
prefix meaning change, transformation, after, behind
para (often par- before a vowel)
prefix meaning alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
prefix meaning befor
pros, prosth
prefix meaning in place of
al
suffix meaning pertaing to, located in
ase
suffix that forms names of enzymes
asia, asis
suffix that forms abstract nouns meaning state, condition
ema
noun forming suffix meaning state, condition. also combining form of nouns ending in ema or emat
esis
noun forming suffix meaning state, condition, procedure
etic
adjective forming suffix meaning pertaining to
ics, tics
noun forming suffix indication a particular science or study
ism
noun forming suffix meaning state, condition, quality
ismus
noun forming suffix meaning state, condition, muscular spasm
oid, ode, id
noun and adjective forming suffix indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
oma
noun forming suffix meaning tumor, or disease. combining form of nouns ending in oma is omat or the plural is omata.
ose
adjectival suffix meaning full of, resembling. also used to form names of chemical substances
ous
adjectival suffix meaning pertaining to, characterized by, or full of
us
noun forming suffix meaning condition, person (sometives a malformed fetus)
ize
suffix that means "to make, become, cause to be, subject to, or engage in"
ate, ide, ite one
used to form chemmcal substances
coli
combining form refering to colon bacillus
cyst (i)
combining form refering to urinary bladder
cholecyst
combining form refering to the gallbladder
acr-
combining form meaning extremities (usually the hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form meaning dull, faint
carcin-
combining form meaning carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combining form meaning hernia, tumor, swelling
cheir-, chir-
combining form meaning hand
chol(e)
combining form meaning bile, gall
col(i), colon-
colon
cyan
combining form meaning blue
cyst(i)-,-cystis
combining form meaning bladder, cyst
diplo-
combining form meaning double, twin
enter-
combining form meaning small intestive
erg-
combining form meaning action, work
gastr-
combining form meaning stomach
hem-, hemat-, -em-
combining form meaning blood
hephar-, hepat-
combining form meaning liver
lip-
combining form meaning fat
macr-
combining form meaning large or long
mega-, magal-
combining form meaning large or long
melan-
combining form meaning dark, black
micro-
combining form meaning small
nyct-
combining form meaning night
odyn-
combining form meaning pain
onc-
combining form meaning tumor
pachy-
combining form meaning thick
psued-
combining form meaning false
py-
combining form meaning pus
sarc-
combining form meaning flesh, soft tissue
spasm-
combining form meaning spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen-
combining form meaning spleen
stom-, stomat-
combining form meaning mouth, opening