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What is a noun?

Person, place or thing.

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What is an adjective?

Words that modify nouns.

3

What are plurals?

Word endings that convert single nouns to multiples.

4

Suffix 'ia' means?

"Condition of"
Ex. Dementia

5

Suffix 'ism' means?

"Condition of"
Ex. Racism

6

Suffix 'sis' means?

"Condition of"
Ex. Psychosis

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Suffix 'y' means?

"Condition of"
Ex. Atony

8

Suffix 'ac' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Cardiac

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Suffix 'al' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Vocal

10

Suffix 'ar' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Nuclear

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Suffix 'ary' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Salivary

12

Suffix 'form' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Muciform

13

Suffix 'ic' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Anatomic

14

Suffix 'ical' (ic+al) means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Electrical

15

Suffix 'ile' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Virile

16

Suffix 'oid' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Lymphoid

17

Suffix 'ory' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Circulatory

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Suffix 'ous' means?

"Pertaining to/like/resembling"
Ex. Cutaneous

19

Suffix 'ian' means?

Specialist in a field of study.
Ex. Physician

20

Suffix 'iatrics' means?

Medical specialty.
Ex. Pediatrics

21

Suffix 'iatry' means?

Medical specialty.
Ex. Psychiatry

22

Suffix 'ics' means?

Medical specialty
Ex. Orthopedics

23

Suffix 'ist' means?

Specialist in a field of study.
Ex. Podiatrist

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Suffix 'logy' means?

Study of.
Ex. Psychology

25

Plural of 'a'?

ae
Ex. Vertebra --> Vertabrae

26

Plural of 'en'?

ina
Ex. Lumen --> Lumina

27

Plural of 'ex, ix, yx'?

ices
Ex. Matrix --> Matrices

28

Plural of 'is'?

es
Ex. Diagnosis --> diagnoses

29

Plural of 'ma'?

mata
Ex. Stigma --> Stigmata

30

Plural of 'nx' (anx, inx, ynx)?

nges
Ex. Phalanx --> Phalanges

31

Plural of 'on'?

a
Ex. Ganglion --> Ganglia

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Plural of 'um'?

a
Ex. Serum --> Sera

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Plural of 'us'?

i
Ex. Thrombus --> Thrombi