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A Latin-derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, located in

-al

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Forms name of enzymes

-ase

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Form abstract nouns: state, condition

-asia
-asis
-ema (-emat combining form)

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Forms abstract nouns: state, condition, procedure

-esis

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Forms adjectives, often from nouns ending in -esis: pertaining to

-etic

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Form nouns indicating a particular science or study: science or study of

-ics
-tics

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Forms abstract nouns: state, condition, quality

-ism

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Forms abstract nouns: state, condition, muscular spasm

-ismus

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Form both nouns and adjectives indicating a particular shape, form, or resemblance: like, resembling

-oid
-ode
-id

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Forms abstract nouns: usually tumor; occasionally disease

-oma (combining -omat, plural -omata)

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A Latin-derived adjectival suffix; also used to form names of chemical substances: full of, resembling

-ose

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Latin-derived adjectival suffix: pertaining to, characterized by, full of

-ous

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Latin noun-forming ending: condition, person (sometimes a malformed fetus)

-us

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A commonly used Greek-derived suffix that means "to make, become, cause to be, subject to, engage in"

-ize