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Plurals

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tigrebright's version from 2017-06-23 22:53

Section 1

Question Answer
most wordsadd s to the ending
words ending in -s, -z, -ch, -sh, non-medical -xadd an -es to the end of the word
words ending -y preceded by a consonantchange the -y to -I and add -es
words ending in -y preceded by a vowelsimply add an -s
words ending in -umchange to an -a
memorize

Section 2

Question Answer
words ending in -aadd an -e
words ending in -oma or -gmaadd the letters -ta to the end of the word
adnexa and genitaliaappear only as plural forms
words ending in -usreplace with a single -i
meatus and plexusplural and singular exactly the same
memorize

Section 3

Question Answer
viscusviscera
cruscrura
corpuscorpora
words ending in -enchange to -ina
words ending in -ischange to an -e
memorize

Section 4

Question Answer
arthritisarthritides
cuspiscuspides
irisirides
words ending in either -ex or -ixending is replaced with -ices
any other letter preceding the -x (other than -n)replace the -x with -ces
words ending in -nxreplace the -x with -ges
memorize