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a- (an-)
prefix

not, without, lacking, deficient
anti- (ant-)
prefix

against, opposed to, preventing, relieving
di- (dis-)
prefix

two, twice, double
dys-
prefix

difficult, painful, defective, abnormal
ec- (ex-)
prefix

out of, away from
ecto- (ect-)
prefix

outside of
en- (em-)
prefix

in, into, within
endo-, ento- (end-, ent-)
prefix

within
epi- (ep-)
prefix

upon, over, above
exo-
prefix

outside, from the outside, toward the outside
hemi-
prefix

half, partial, one side of the body
hyper-
prefix

over, above, excessive, beyond normal
hypo- (hyp-)
prefix

under, deficient, below normal
mono- (mon-)
prefix

one, single
peri-
prefix

around, surrounding
syn- (sym-)
prefix

together, with, joined
-a
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-ac
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ia
noun-forming suffix

state, condition
-iac
noun-forming suffix

person afflicted with
-iasis
noun-forming suffix

disease, abnormal condition, abnormal presence of; when used with lith-, formation or presence of calculi in the body
-ic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, located in
-ic
noun-forming suffix

drug or agent
person suffering from a certain disability or condition
-in, -ine
noun-forming suffix

form names of substances
-ist
noun-forming suffix

a person interested in
-itic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to, pertaining to inflammation
-itic
noun-forming suffix

drug or agent
-itis
noun-forming suffix

inflamed condition, inflammation
-itides
plural noun-forming suffix

plural of -itis
-ium (-eum)
noun-forming suffix

membrane, connective tissue, region of the body
-ma, -mat
noun-forming suffix

abnormal or diseased condition
-osis
noun-forming suffix

abnormal or diseased condition
-otic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-sia
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, process, procedure
-sis
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, process, procedure
-tic
adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-tic
noun-forming suffix

drug or agent, person suffering from a certain disability or condition
-y
noun-forming suffix

state, condition, process, procedure
acanth-
combining form

thorn, spine
alg-
combining form

pain
alges-
combining form

sensitivity to pain
all-
combining form

other, divergence, difference from
angi-
combining form

(blood) vessel, duct
arteri-
combining form

artery
arthr-
combining form

joint
bi-
combining form

life
brady-
combining form

slow
cardi-
combining form

heart
cephal-
combining form

head
crani-
combining form

skull
cyt-
combining form

cell
encephal-
combining form

brain
erythr-
combining form

red, red blood cell
lept-
combining form

thin, fine, slight
leuk-
combining form

white, white blood cell
lith-
combining form

stone, calculus
log-
combining form

word, study
malac-
combining form

soft
mes-
combining form

middle, secondary, partial, mesentery
-meter, metr-
combining form

measure, measuring device (words ending in -meter indicate instruments for measuring)
nephr-
combining form

kidney
neur-
combining form

nerve, nervous system
oste-
combining form

bone
prosop-
combining form

face
prot-
combining form

first, primitive, early
scler-
combining form

hard
sten-
combining form

narrow
stere-
combining form

solid, having three dimensions
tachy-
combining form

rapid
tox(i)-
combining form

poison
-logy
suffix form

study, science, the study or science of
-logist
suffix form

one who specializes in a certain study or science
-malacia
suffix form

the softening (of tissues) of
-sclerosis
suffix form

the hardening (of tissues) of
-stenosis
suffix form

the narrowing (of a part of the body)
-toxic
suffix form

poisonous (to an organ)
-toxin
suffix form

a substance poisonous to (a part of the body)