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–able
adjective–forming suffix capable of (being), able to
–ation
noun–forming suffix indicating an action or process: the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is
–ce
noun–forming suffix the act of (being), the state of (being)
–cy
noun–forming suffix the act of (being), the state of (being)
–ible
adjective–forming suffix capable of (being)
–id
adjective–forming suffix in a state or condition of
–ile
adjective–forming suffix capable of (being), like
–ion
noun–forming suffix the act of
–ive
adjective–forming suffix pertaining to
–ment
noun–forming suffix agent or instrument
–or
noun–forming suffix agent or instrument
–orium
noun–forming suffix place for something
–ory
1) adjective forming suffix pertaining to

2) noun forming suffix place for something

–ure, –ura
noun–forming suffix result of an action
anter–
combining form front, in front
brachi–
combining form (upper) arm
–cid–, –cis–
combining form cut, kill
–cip–, –cept–
combining form take
cresc–, –cret–
combining form (begin to) grow
digit–
combining form finger, toe
duc–, duct–
combining form lead, bring, conduct
fac–, –fic–, –fect
combining form make
faci–, –fici–, facies
combining form face, appearance, surface
febr–, febris
combining form fever
fer–, lat–
combining form carry, bear
flect–, flex–
combining form bend
fung–
combining form (mushroom) fungus
fus–
combining form pour
genit–
combining form bring forth, give birth
ger–, gest–
combining form carry, bear
immun(i)–
combining form (exempt) safe, protected
inferior–
combining form below
lab–, laps–
combining form slide, slip
later–
combining form side
or–, os
combining form mouth, opening
oss–
combining form bone
pedicul–
combining form louse
poster–, –posterior
combining form behind, in back
sect–
combining form cut
somn–
combining form sleep
stabil–, stabl–
combining form stable, fixed
superior–
combining form above
tum(e)–
combining form be swollen
amyl–
combining form starch
angin–
combining form choking pain, angina pectoris
aort–
combining form aorta
arct(at)–
combining form compress
ather–
combining form (soup) fatty deposit
atri–
combining form (entrance hall) atrium
bol–
combining form a throwing
capill
combining form (hair) capillary
cirs–
combining form dilated and twisted vein, varix
–clud–, –clus–
combining form close
cor, cord–
combining form heart
coron–
combining form crown
cusp, –cuspid
combining form point
dextr–
combining form right (side)
–form
combining form shape
gurgit–, gurgitat–
combining form flood, flow
pector–
combining form breast, chest
phleb–
combining form vein
pulm(on)–
combining form lung, pulmonary artery
rhythm–
combining form (steady motion) heartbeat
sept–
combining form wall, partition
sin–, sinus–
combining form (curve, hollow) sinus
sinistr–
combining form left (side)
sphygm–
combining form pulse
stal–, stol–
combining form send, contraction
tens(i)–
combining form stretch
thromb–
combining form blood clot
top–
combining form place
vag–
combining form(wandering) the vagus nerve
varic–, varix
combining form dilated and twisted vein, varix
vas–
combining form (blood) vessel; vas deferens
ven–
combining form vein
ventr–
combining form belly, abdomen, abdominal cavity
alve
combining form hollow, cavity
amygdal
combining form (almond) tonsil
anthrax, anthrac
combining form coal; anthrax
aux, auxe, auxis
combining form grow, increase
bacter(i)
combining form (small staff) bacterium
bronch(i)
combining form (windpipe) bronchus
capn
combining form (smoke) carbon dioxide
cocc, coccus
combining form (berry) coccus (a type of spherical bacterium)
coni, koni
combining form dust
labi
combining form lip
larynx, laryng
combining form larynx
paresis
combining form slackening of strength, paralysis
pharynx, pharyng
combining form (throat) pharynx
phys
combining form air, gas
pleur
combining form (side) pleura
pne
combining form breathe
pneum(at)
combining form (breath) air, gas
pneum(on)
combining form lung
sider
combining form iron
spir(at)
combining form breathe
staphyl
combining form (bunch of grapes) uvula, palate; staphylococci (microorganisms that cluster together like a bunch of grapes)
stern
combining form chest, breast, breastbone
steth
combining form chest, breast
strept
combining form (twisted) streptococci (microorganisms that form twisted chains)
sud(or)
combining form sweat, fluid
thorax, thorac
combining form chest cavity, pleural cavity
trach(e), trachy
combining form lar(rough) trachea
bili
Combining form bile
cardi
Combining form cardia (upper orifice of the stomach)
cec
Combining form (blind) cecum
cly(s)
Combining form rinse out, inject fluid
copr
Combining form excrement, fecal matter
creat
Combining form flesh
doch
Combining form duct
duoden
Combining form duodenum
esophag
Combining form esophagus
fec
Combining form (sediment) excrement, fecal matter
geus(t)
Combining form taste
gingiv
Combining form gum (of the mouth)
gloss
Combining form tongue
ile
Combining form ileum
jejun
Combining form (empty) jejunum
lien
Combining form spleen
lingu
Combining form tongue
osm
Combining form sense of smell; odor
osphr
Combining form sense of smell
peps, pept
Combining form digest
proct
Combining form anus
pyle
Combining form (gate) portal vein
pylor
Combining form (gatekeeper) pylorus
rect
Combining form (straight) rectum
scat
Combining form excrement, fecal matter
sial
Combining form saliva, salivary duct
sigm
Combining form (sigma, the Greek letter s) sigmoid colon
sphincter
Combining form sphincter muscle
splanchn
Combining form internal organs, viscus
typhl
Combining form (blind) cecum
zym
Combining form (leaven) ferment, enzyme, fermentation
blephar
combining form eyelid
choroid
combining form (skinlike) choroid
cor(e)
combining form (girl) pupil (of the eye)
cycl
combining form circle; the ciliary body
dacry–
combining form tear; lacrimal sac or duct
herpes, herpet
combining form (shingles) herpes, a creeping skin disease
ir(id)
combining form (rainbow) iris
junct
combining form join
kerat
combining form (horn) cornea
lacrim
combining form tear
my
combining form close, shut
ocul
combining form eye
op(s)
combining form vision
ophthalm
combining form eye
opt
combining form (seen) vision; eye
phac, phak
combining form (lentil) lens
ret, retin
combining form (net) retina; network, plexus
stigm, stigmat
combining form point, mark, spot
xer
combining form dry
agog
Combining form leading, drawing forth
arch, arche
Combining form beginning, origin
cervic, cervix
Combining form neck (of the uterus), cervix uteri
colp
Combining form vagina
cye
Combining form be pregnant
eury(n)
Combining form widen, dialate
gal, galact
Combining form milk
gn, nat
Combining form be born
gonad
Combining form sex glands, sex organs
gravid
Combining form pregnant
hymen
Combining form membrane; hymen
hyster
Combining form uterus
lact
Combining form milk
mamm
Combining form breast
mast, maz
Combining form breast
men
Combining form (month) menstruation
metr, metra
Combining form uterus
oophor
Combining form ovary
ovari
Combining form ovary
ov
Combining form egg
part, para
Combining form give birth
pelv
Combining form (basin) pelvis
pub
Combining form (signs of manhood) pubic hair, pubic
puber(t)
Combining form (manhood) puberty
salping, salpinx
Combining form (war trumpet) fallopian tube
syring, syrinx
Combining form (pipe) fistula, cavity, oviduct, sweat glands, syringe
thel(e)
Combining form nipple
toc
Combining form childbirth, labor
uter
Combining form womb, belly, uterus
vagin
Combining form (sheath) vagina
–ter
noun–forming suffix instrument, device
actin
combining form (ray) radiation
agra
combining form (hunting) (sudden) pain, gout
cortic, cortex
combining form (bark, rind) outer layer (of an organ)
cry(m)
combining form icy cold
glyc
combining form sugar
inguin
combining form groin
lagnia
combining form abnormal sexual excitation or gratification
orchi(d), orch(e)
combining form testicle
pen
combining form (tail) penis
phall
combining form penis
pyel
combining form renal penis
rhabd
combining form rod
scrot
combining form (bag) scrotum
sem, semin
combining form seed, semen
sperm(at)
combining form seed, sperm, semen
ur
combining form urine, urinary tract, uric acid
ureter
combining form ureter
urethr
combining form urrethra
vesic
combining form (urinary) bladder
zo
combining form animal, organism