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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, transfermation, after, behind
para- (par-)
Prefix

alongside, around, abnormal, beyond
pro-
Prefix

before
pros- prosth-
Prefix

in place of
-al
Ajective-forming suffix

Pertaining to, located in
-ase
Noun forming suffix

forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
Noun forming suffix

state, condition
-ema
Noun forming suffix

state, condition
the combining form of nouns ending in -ema is -emat-
-esis
Noun forming suffix

state, condition
-etic
Adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, often from nouns ending in -esis
-ics, -tics
Noun forming suffix

indicating a particular science or study (of)
-ism
Noun forming suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
Noun forming suffix

state, condition, muscular spasm
-oid, -ode, -id
Noun forming suffix and Adjective forming suffix

particular shape, form, or resemblence, like
oma
Noun forming suffix

Usually tumor; ocassionally disease. The combining form of nouns ending in -oma is -omat-, the plural often is -omata
-ose
Adjective forming suffix

used to form names of chemical substances, full of, resembling
-ous
Adjective forming suffix

pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
Noun forming suffix

condition, person, sometimes a malformed fetus
-ize
Verb forming suffix

to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in
acr-
Combining Form

[highest point] extremities (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)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 muscle contraction
splen-
Combining Form

spleen
stom-, stomat-
Combining Form

mouth, opening