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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 b)
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 b)
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-forming Suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
enzyme forming Suffix
-asia, -asis (rare)
noun-forming Suffix
state, condition
-ema
noun-forming Suffix
state, condition
-esis
noun-forming Suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective-forming Suffix
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
both noun and adjective-forming Suffix
indicating shape, form, resemblance: like, resembling
oma
noun-forming Suffix
occasionally, disease
-ose
adjective-forming Suffix
full of, resembling
-ous
adjective-forming Suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
noun-forming Suffix
condition, person (sometimes malformed fetus)
-ize
Greek-derived suffix
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engaged in
-ate
forms Chemical Substance
-ide
forms Chemical Substance
ite
chemical forming suffix
-one
chemical forming suffix
acr-
combining form
[highest point] extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form
dull, faint
carcin-
combining form
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
cheir-, chir-
combining form
hand
chol(e)-
combining form
bile, gall
col(i)-, colon-
combining form
colon
cyan-
combining form
blue
cyst(i)-, -cystis
combining form
bladder, cyst
diplo-
combining form
double, twin
enter-
combining form
(small) intestine
erg-
combining form
action, work
gastr-
combining form
stomach
hem-, hemat-, -em-
combining form
blood
hepar-, hepat-
combining form
liver
lip-
combining form
fat
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
sleen
stom-, stomat-
combining form
mouth, opening
cyst(i)
urinary bladder
coli-
colon bacillus
cholecyst-
refer to the gallbladder