Suffix Meanings Finder

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Online Biology Dictionary is a free, concise, illustrated dictionary of biology and medicine. On this page you can use an automated search engine to find any suffix in Suffix Prefix Dictionary. Find suffix meanings by entering suffixes in the box below and clicking the Search button. The finder will then search the dictionary and return any matches. This search engine only finds exact matches, so if you're not sure about spelling, you should look up your suffix alphabetically.

Enter your search term here (check spelling):
Look up meanings of suffixes alphabetically >>
Search for prefixes and suffixes simultaneously >>
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Quick Reference:
Some common
Meanings of some
common suffixes:
Suffix for affected by >>
Suffix for ape >>
Suffix for attachment >>
Suffix for attraction >>
Suffix for bacterium >>
Suffix for cell >>
Suffix for cutting >>
Suffix for condition >>
Suffix for disease >>
Suffix for enzyme >>
Suffix for human >>
Suffix for killer >>
Suffix for knowledge >>
Suffix for pain >>
Suffix for leaf >>
Suffix for plant >>
Suffix for tree >>
Suffix for woman >>
Suffix ac >>
Suffix agog >>
Suffix anthropus >>
Suffix asthenia >>
Suffix bacter >>
Suffix cardia >>
Suffix cide >>
Suffix clast >>
Suffix coel >>
Suffix cule >>
Suffix cyst >>
Suffix cyte >>
Suffix dendron >>
Suffix derm >>
Suffix dont >>
Suffix duct >>
Suffix dynia >>
Suffix facient >>
Suffix form >>
Suffix iasis >>
Suffix philia >>
Suffix phobia >>
Suffix pedic >>
Suffix phyll >>
Suffix ptile >>
Suffix pathy >>
Suffix rhiza >>
Suffix graph >>
Suffix sclerosis >>
Suffix graph >>
Suffix sis >>
Suffix some >>
Suffix stat >>
Suffix tactic >>
Suffix therm >>
Suffix topic >>
Two possible uses of this search engine:

  1. Reverse dictionary. Enter suffix meanings to find the corresponding suffixes (e.g., searching with the word arm will locate the suffixes -humeral and -brachial).

  2. Finding suffix meanings. Enter a suffix in the box and click the Search button. The finder will then search through the list of suffixes on this site and return any matches (this search requires correct spelling; suffixes can also be looked up alphabetically).

When you click on the Search button, links to each match found to your search query will be displayed. Click on the links to access the information you seek.

Tip: If you don't get a result, try using a query that's a synonym (e.g., instead of carry, try searching with the word bear).
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