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Glossary of Lesson 2 Set 2

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-al
adjectival suffix
pertaining to, located in
-ase
suffix
forms names of enzymes
-asia, -asis
noun forming suffix
state or condition
-ema
noun forming suffix
state, condition
-esis
noun forming suffix
state, condition, procedure
-etic
adjectival suffix
often from nouns ending in -esis
pertaining to
-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 and adjective forming suffix
indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance, like, resembling
-oma
noun forming suffix
usually tumor, occasionally disease.
-ose
adjectival suffix
used to form names of chemical substances, full of, resembling
-ous
adjectival suffix
pertaining to, characterized by, full of
-us
noun forming suffix
condition, person, sometimes a malformed fetus
-ize
suffix
to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in.

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