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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
adjectival suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
noun forming suffix
state, condition
-ema
noun-forming suffix
state, condition
-emat
combining form on nouns ending in -ema
-esis
noun-forming suffix
state.condition, precedure
-etic
adjective-forming suffix
pertaining to
-ics, -tics
noun-forming suffic indicating a particular science or study
-ism
noun-forming suffix
state, condition, quality
-ismus
noun-forming suffix
state.condition, muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, id
noun and adjective-forming suffix
indicates particular shape, form,resemblance
oma
noun-forming suffix: usually tumor; occ. disease.
-omat, -omata
combining form of oma
plural form
-ose
adjectival suffix
used to form name of chemical substances
full of, resembling
-ous
adjectival suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
noun-forming ending
condition, person (somtimes a malformed fetus)
-ize
greek-derived suffix
"to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in."
acr-
combining form
[highest point] extremities (part. hands and feet)
ambly-
combining form
dull, faint
carcin-
combining form
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
-cel-
combining form
hernia, tumor, swelling (usually caused byabnormal accumulation of fluid)
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) 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