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Amphi-, Ampho-
Prefix

on both sides, around, both
Ana-
Prefix

up, back, against
Apo-
Prefix

Away from
Cata- (Cat- before vowel/h)
Prefix

downward, disordered
Dia- (di- before 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 vowel/h)
Prefix

change, transformation, after, behind
Para- (Par- before vowel)
Prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
Pro-
Prefix

before
Pros-, Prosth-
Prefix

in place of
-al
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
Suffix

forms the names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition

(Combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat-)
-esis
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic (from nouns ending in -esis)
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ics, -tics
Noun-forming suffix

indicatings a particular science or study
-ism
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
Noun-forming suffix

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

usually tumor; occasionally disease

(Combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat-; the plural often -omata)
-ose
Adjective-forming suffix

used to form names of chemical substances: full of, resembling
-ous
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
Noun-forming suffix

condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Greek derived suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
-ide
-ite
-one
Suffix

used to form chemical substances
Coli-
suffix

refers to the colon bacillus
Cyst(i)-
Suffix

usually refers to the urinary bladder
Cholecyst-
Suffix

refers to the gallbladder
Acr-
Combining form

Extremities [Highest point]
Ambly-
Combining form

Dull, faint
Carcin-
Combining form

carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
Cominbing form

hernia, tumor, swelling
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

felsh, soft tissue
Spasm-
Combining form

spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
Splen-
Combining form

spleen
Stom-, Stomat-
Combining form

mouth, opening
-stomy
Suffix

formation of a passage between two distinct spaces or organs
-cele
Suffix

hernia, the protrusion of an organ or part of an organ through the wall of the cavity that normally contains; indicates swelling caused by abnormal accumulation of fluid
-gaster
Suffix

refer to embryonic structures