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followup
when is it used?
noun and adjective
follow up
when is it used?
verb
subject/verb

2 subjects connected by "or"
verb can be pleural or singular, depending on which subject is closest to verb
commas for "which" or "that"
"that" is usually not preceded by a comma.
"which" is usually preceded with a comma
"that"
or
"which"
usage
refers to inanimate object or animal without name
epinephrine
lidocaine
xylocaine
WHICH IS CAPITALIZED?
Xylocaine
Anesthesia Classes..how are they written?
Lower case "class"
Arabic number followed by capital letter. Ex, class 3E
lamina papyracea or cribriform plate.
in skull
which is capitalized,
bactroban or bacitracin?
Bactroban
StraightShot debrider
for sinus surgery
arytenoid
aryepiglottic
neck
principal versus principle
principal - noun and adjective..used most often
principle - only noun
EVac 70 wand
Note spelling
cancer classification with "stage" and "grade"
stage - use roman numerals followed by arabic or capital letter; stage II3 or IA.
grade - use arabic, grade 3
Dukes cancer staging
no apostrophe; use letters and arabic
Dukes A or Dukes C2
followup
when is it used?
noun and adjective
follow up
when is it used?
verb
subject/verb

2 subjects connected by "or"
verb can be pleural or singular, depending on which subject is closest to verb
commas for "which" or "that"
"that" is usually not preceded by a comma.
"which" is usually preceded with a comma
"that"
or
"which"
usage
refers to inanimate object or animal without name
plural of foramen
foramina
plural of meatus
meatus
plural of diverticulum
divertica
plural of ovum
ova
plural of trapezius
trapezii
plural of uvula
uvulae
plural of fascia
fasciae
plural of adenoma
adenomata
plural of cranium
crania
plural of glomerulus
glomeruli
plural of vas
vasa
plural of pons
pontes
plural of os - 2 answers
ora for mouth
ossa for bones
plural of femur
femora
plural of cornu
cornua
plural of appendix
appendices preferred to appendixes
plural of epididymis
epididymides
plural of viscus
viscera
plural of corpus
corpora
plural of chorion
chorions
Schultze
type of placenta
affluent versus effluent
effluent - flow away from
affluent - flow to
affluent versus effluent
effluent - flow away from
affluent - flow to
afferent versus efferent
afferent - towards the center
efferent - away from the center
abduction versus adduction
abduction - moving away from
adduction - drawing towards
immobilization of a joint
ankylosis
anuresis versus enuresis
anuresis - retention of urine
enuresis - involuntary discharge of urine, bed-wetting
ataxia
irregular muscle coordination
ectasia
dilation or expansion
Deaver versus Beaver
Deaver - retractor
Beaver - blades, knives, keratomes
complement versus compliment
complement - that which completes and makes perfect.
compliment - praise
continual versus continuous
continual - recurrent frequently.
continuous - without stopping
discreet versus discrete
discreet - to be discreet
discrete - a discrete mass
farther versus further
farther - a distance
further - extension of time or degree
vesical
vesicle
fascicle
bladder
fluid-filled sac
band of fibers
flanges versus phalanges
flanges - projecting borders or edges
phalanges - pleural of bones of toes or fingers
gaited
gated
motion, walking or running
opening or entrance
irradiate
radiate
to treat with radioactivity
to spread out from center