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amphi-, ampho-
Prefix

on both sides, around, both
ana-
Prefix

up, back, against
apo-
Prefix

away from
cata-(cat-)
Prefix

downward, disordered
dia-(di-)
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-)
Prefix

change, transformation, after, behind
para-(par-)
Prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
Prefix

before
pros-
Prefix

in place of
-al
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
Noun-forming suffix

forms names of substances
-asia, -asis(rare)
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition.
combining form ending in -ema is -emat
-esis
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
Adjective forming suffix 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 suffixes

shape, form, or resemblance
oma
Noun-forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease. Combining form ends in -oma is -omat; plural often is -omata
-ose
Adjective-forming suffix

full of, resembling. also used to form names of substances.
-ous
Adjective-forming suffix

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

condition, person
(sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Verb-forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
Combining form

(highest point) extremeties
(particularly the hands & feet)
ambly-
Combining form

dull, faint
-asia, -asis(rare)
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition.
combining form ending in -ema is -emat
-esis
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
Adjective forming suffix 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 suffixes

shape, form, or resemblance
oma
Noun-forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease. Combining form ends in -oma is -omat; plural often is -omata
-ose
Adjective-forming suffix

full of, resembling. also used to form names of substances.
-ous
Adjective-forming suffix

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

condition, person
(sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Verb-forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
Combining form

(highest point) extremeties
(particularly the hands & feet)
ambly-
Combining form

dull, faint
carcin-
Combining form

(crab) carcinoma, cancer
-cel*-
Combining form

hernia, tumor, swelling
cheir-, chir-
Combining form

hand
chol(e)-
Combining form

bile, gall
col(i)-, colon-
Combining form

colon
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 contractions
splen-
Combining form

spleen
stom-, stomat-
Combining form

mouth, opening