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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-, prosth-
prefix
in place of
-al
Latin-derived adjectival suffix.
pertaining to, located in
-ase
suffix
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition
-ema
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition
-emat-
combining form
state, condition
-esis
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjective forming suffix, often from nouns ending in
-esis.
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun forming suffix
a particular science or study
-ism
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition, quality
-ismus
abstract noun forming suffix
state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
form both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance
-oma
abstract noun forming suffix
usually tumor; occasionally disease
-omat, -omata (plural)
combining form
tumor or disease
-ose
Latin-derived adjectival suffix, also used to form names of chemical substances
full of, resembling
-ous
Latin-derived adjectival suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
Latin noun-forming suffix
condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
Greek-derived suffix
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
combining form
highest point, extremeties (particularly the hands and 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
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) long or large
mega-, megal-
combining form
(abnormally) long or large
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