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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
Adjective-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
-esis
Noun-Forming Suffix

state, condition, procedure
-etic
Adjective-Forming Suffix

pertaining to
-ics, -tics
Noun-Forming Suffix

indicating a particular science or study; science or study of
-ism
Noun-Forming Suffix

state, condition, quality
-ismus
Noun-Forming Suffix

state, condition; muscular spasm
-oid
Noun-Forming Suffix and Adjective-Forming Suffix

indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-ode
Noun-Forming Suffix and Adjective-Forming Suffix

indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-id
Noun-Forming Suffix and Adjective-Forming Suffix

indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling
-oma
Noun-Forming Suffix

usually tumor; occasionally disease
-ose
Adjective-Forming Suffix

full of, resembling; also used to form names of chemical substances
-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

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 muscular contraction
SPLEN-
Combining Form

spleen
STOM-, STOMAT-
Combining Form

mouth, opening

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