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18 Cards in this Set

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-is
Change "i" to "e"
Diagnosis becomes Diagnoses
Pelvis becomes Pelves
Neurosis becomes Neuroses
-us
Change "us" to "i"
Bronchus becomes Bronchi
Calculus becomes Calculi

Exceptions
Virus becomes Viruses
Sinuses becomes sinuses
-a
Add "e" to the word
Sclera becomes Sclerae
Scapula becomes Scapulae
Vena Cava becomes Venae Cavae
-um
Change "um" to "a"
Septum becomes Septa
Diverticulum becomes Diverticula
Capitulum becomes Capitula
--ix
-ex
Change 'ix" or "ex" to "ices"
Calix becomes Calices
Index becomes Indices
Varix becomes Varices
-oma
Add either "ta" or "s"

Adenoma becomes Adenomata OR Adenomas
Carcinoma becomes Carcinomata OR Carcinomas
-nx
Change the "x" to a "g + es"

Larynx Larynges
Phalanx Phalanges
-on
Change "on" to "a" or add an "s"

Ganglion becomes Ganglia OR Ganglions
-ax
Change "ax" to "aces"

Thorax becomes Thoraces
-is
Change "i" to "e"
Diagnosis becomes Diagnoses
Pelvis becomes Pelves
Neurosis becomes Neuroses
-us
Change "us" to "i"
Bronchus Bronchi
Calculus Calculi

Exceptions
Virus becomes Viruses
Sinus becomes Sinuses
-a
Add "e" to the word
Sclera becomes Sclerae
Scapula becomes Scapulae
Vena Cava becomes Venae Cavae
-um
Change "um" to "a"
Septum becomes Septa
Diverticulum becomes Diverticula
Capitulum becomes Capitula
-ix
-ex
Change "ix" or "ex" to "ices"
Calix Calices
Index Indicies
Varix Varices
--oma
Add either "ta" or "s"

Adenoma becomes Adenomata OR Adenomas
Carcinoma becomes Carcinomata OR Carcinomas
-nx
Change the "x" to a "g + es"

Larynx becomes Larynges
Phalanx becomes Phalanges
-on
Change "on" to "a" or just add an "s"

Ganglion becomes Ganglia OR Ganglions
-ax
Change "ax" to "aces"

Thorax becomes Thoraces