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amphi, ampho
on both sides, around, both
ana
up,back,against
apo
away from
cata (cat before a vowel or h)
downward, disordered
dia (di before a vowel)
through, across, apart
eso
within, inner, inward
eu
good, normal, healthy
heter, hetero
different, other, relationship to another
homo, homeo
same, likeness
meta (met before a vowel or h)
change, transformation, after, behind
para(often par before a vowel)
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro
before
pros, prosth
in place of
al
a Latin-derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, located in
ase
forms names of enzymes
asia, asis
forms names of enzymes.
ema
forms abstract nouns: state, condition. The combining form of nouns ending in ema is emat.
esis
forms abstact nouns: state, condition, procedure.
etic
forms adjectives, often form nouns ending in esis.
ics, tics
form nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of:
ism
forms abstact nouns: state, condition, quality.
ismus
forms abstract nouns: state, condition; muscular spasm
oid,(rarely) ode, id
form both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance like, resembling
oma
forms abstract nouns: usually tumor; occasionally disease. The combining form of nouns ending in oma is omat the plural often is omata.
ose
a latin derived adjective suffix; also used to form names of chemical substances; full of, resembling
ous
a latin derived adjectival suffix; pertaining to, characterized by full of.
tics
form nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
us
a latin noun-forming ending: condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
ize
a commonly used Greek-derived suffix that means "to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in."
acr
(highest point) extremities ( particularly the hands and feet)
ambly
dull, faint
carcin
(crab) carcinoma, cancer
cel
hernia, tumor, sewlling
cheir, chir
hand
chol(e)
bile, gall
col (I), Colon
colon
cyan
blue
cyst(i), cystis
bladder, cyst
diplo
double, twin
enter
(small) intestine
erg
action, work
gaster
stomach
hem, hemat, em
blood
hepar, hepat
liver
lip
fat
macr
(abnormally) large or long
mega, megal
(abnormally) large or long
melan
dark, black
micr
night
nyct
night
odyn
pain
onc
tumor
pachy
thick
pseud
false
py
pus
sarc
flesh, soft tissue
spasm
spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
splen
spleen
stom, stomat
mouth, opening