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1

Term ending in -is
Example: Arthrosis

Drop the -is and add -es
Example: Arthroses

2

Term ending in -ix or -ex
Example: Appendix

Drop the -ix or -ex and add -ices
Example: Appendices

3

Term ending in -itis
Example: Arthritis

Drop the -itis and add -itides
Example: Arthritides

4

Term ending in -nx
Example: Phalanx

Drop the -nx and add -nges
Example: Phalanges

5

Term ending in -um
Example: endocardium

Drop the -um and add -a
Example: Endocardia

6

Term ending in -us
Example: Digitus

Drop the -us and add -i
Example: Digiti

7

Term ending in -y
Example: Therapy

Drop the -y and add -ies
Example: Therapies

8

Term ending in -a
Example: Vertebra

Drop the -a and add -ae
Example: Vertebrae