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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
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-, prosth-
Prefix

in place of
-al
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ase
Noun-forming suffix

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

state, condition
-ema
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition

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

state, condition, procedure
-etic
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ics, -tics
Noun-forming suffix

indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-ism
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
Noun-forming suffix

state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
Both Nouns and Adjectives suffix

indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
oma
Noun-forming suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease
( The combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat-; plural often is -omata
-ose
Adjective-forming suffix

also 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
Verb-forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
-ate
Noun-forming suffix

used to form names of chemical substaces
-ide
Noun-forming suffix

used to form names of chemical substaces
-ite
Noun-forming suffix

used to form names of chemical substaces
-one
Noun-forming suffix

used to form names of chemical substaces
acr-
Combining Form

extremities ( particularly the hands and feet )
ambly-
Combining Form

dull, faint
carcin-
Combining Form

carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
Combining Form

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

hand
chol (e)-
Combining Form

bile, gall
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

spleen
stom-, stomat
Combining Form

mouth, opening
dia- (di)
Prefix

through, across, apart
col (i )-, colon-
Combining Form

colon