Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/15

Click to flip

15 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
  • 3rd side (hint)
Singular Ending -a
Rule for Plural Ending:
Keep the -a and add -e
-ae
Example:
vertebra - vertebrae
Singular Ending -ax
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop the -ax and add -aces
Examples:
thorax - thoaces
Singular Ending -en
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -en and add -ina
Examples:
foramen - foramina
Singular ending -ex
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -ex and add -ices
Examples:
pollex - polices
Singular ending:
-ion
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -ion and add -ia
Examples:
ganglion - ganglia
Singular Ending:
-is
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -is and add -es
Examples:
axis - axes
Singular Ending:
-itis
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -itis and add -itides
Examples:
dermatitis - dermatides
Singular Ending:
-ium
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -ium and add -ia
Examples:
epithelium - epithelia
Singular Ending:
-ix
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -ix and add -ices
Examples:
appendix - appendices
Singular Ending:
-oma
Rule for Plural Ending:
Keep -oma and add -ta
Keep -ma and add -s
Examples:
hematoma - hematomata
hematoma - hematomas
Singular Ending:
-sis
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -sis and add -ses
Examples:
diagnosis - diagnoses
Singular Ending:
-um
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -um and add -a
Examples:
ovum - ova
Singular Ending:
-us
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -us and add -i
Examples:
embolus - emboli
Singular Ending:
-x
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -x and add -ges
Examples:
phalanx - phalanges
Singular Ending:
-y
Rule for Plural Ending:
Drop -y and add -ies
Examples:
biopsy - biopsies