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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-
Prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
Prefix

before
pros-, prosth
Prefix

in place, of
-al
Suffix

a Latin-derived adjectival suffix:pertaining to, located in
-ase
Suffix

forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
Suffix

form abstract nouns:state, condition
-ema
Suffix

forms abstract nouns:state condition. The combining form of nound ending in -ema is -emat-
-esis
Suffix

forms abstract noun:state, condition, procedure
-etic
Suffix

forms adjectives, often from nouns ending in -esis: pertaining to
-ics, tics
Suffix

forms nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-ism
Suffix

forms abstract nouns: state condition, quality
-ismus
Suffix

forms abstract nouns: state, condition: muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, id
Suffix

form both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, fomr, or resemblance: like resembling
oma
Suffix

forms abstract nouns:usually tumor; occasionally disease. The combining forms of nouns ending in -oma is -omat-; the plural often is -omata
-ose
Suffix

Latin derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, characterized by, full of, resemebling:
-ous
Suffix

Latin derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to characterized by, full of:
tics
Suffix

forms nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of
-us
Suffix

a Latin noun-forming ending: condition, persn (sometimes a malformed fetus):
acr-
Combining Form

[highest point] extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
ambly-
Combining Form

dull, faint
carcin-car
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) instestine
erg-
Combining Form

action, work
gastr-
Combining Form

stomach
hem-, hemat-, -me-
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
psued-
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
ize-
Suffix

commonly used Greek-derived suffix that means "to make, become, cause to be, engage in."
carcin-car
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) instestine
erg-
Combining Form

action, work
gastr-
Combining Form

stomach
hem-, hemat-, -me-
Combining Form

blood
hepar-, hepat
Combining Form

liver
lip-
Combining Form

fat
macr-
Combining Form

(abnormally) large or long