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amphi-, ampho-
on both sides, around, both
prefix
ana-
up, back, against
prefix
apo-
away from
prefix
cata-
(cat- before a vowel or h)
downward, disordered
prefix
dia-
(di- before a vowel)
through, across, apart
prefix
eso-
within, inner, inward
prefix
eu-
good, normal, healthy
prefix
heter-, hetero-
different, other, relationship to another
prefix
homo-, homeo-
same, likeness
prefix
meta-
(met- before a vowel or h)
change, transformation, after, behind
prefix
para-
(often par- before a vowel)
alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
prefix
pro-
before
prefix
pros-, prosth-
in place of
prefix
-al
pertaining to, located in
adjective-forming suffix
-ase
forms names of enzymes
suffix
-asia, asis (rare)
state, condition
noun-forming suffix
-ema
state, condition
noun-forming suffix
-emat
state, condition
combining form
-esis
state, condition, procedure
noun-forming suffix
-etic
pertaining to
adjective-forming suffix
-ics, -tics
science, study, science or study of
noun-forming suffix
-ism
state, condition, quality
noun-forming suffix
-ismus
state, condition, muscular spasm
noun-forming suffix
-oid(rarely), -ode, -id
particular shape, form, or resemblance: like resembling

both noun and adjective-forming suffix
-oma
usually tumor, occasionally disease
noun-forming suffix
-omat
usually tumor, occasionally disease
combining form
-omata
tumor, occasionally disease
plural form of -omat
combining form
-ose
forms names of substances: full of, resembling
adjective-forming suffix
-ous
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
adjective-forming suffix
-us
condition, person (sometimes malformed fetus)
noun-forming suffix
-ize
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
verb-forming suffix
acr-
[highest point] extremities (particularly the hands and feet)
combining form
ambly-
dull, faint
combining form
carcin-
[crab] carcinoma, cancer
combining form
-cel-
hernia, tumor, swelling
combining form
cheir-, chir-
hand
combining form
chol(e)-
bile, gall
combining form
col(i), colon-
colon
combining form
cyan-
blue
combining form
cyst(i)-, -cystis
bladder, cyst
combining form
diplo-
double, twin
combining form
enter-
(small) intestine
combining form
erg-
action, work
combining form
gastr-
stomach
combining form
hem-, hemat-, -em-
blood
combining form
hepar-, hepat-
liver
combining form
lip-
fat
combining form
macr-
(abnormally) large or long
combining form
mega-, megal-
(abnormally) large or long
combining form
melan-
dark, black
combining form
micr-
(abnormally) small
combining form
nyct-
night
combining form
odyn-
pain
combining form
onc-
tumor
combining form
pachy-
thick
combining form
pseud-
false
combining form
py-
pus
combining form
sarc-
flesh, soft tissue
combining form
spasm-
spasm, involuntary muscular contraction
combining form
splen-
spleen
combining form
stom-, stomat-
mouth, opening
combining form