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Kaplan Medical Terminology Rules for Singular and Plural Suffixes

Rules for Singular and Plural suffixes
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-a -ae
retain the a and add e
-ax -aces
drop the x and and ces
-en -ina
drop the en and add ina
-is -es
drop the is and add es
-ix -ices
drop the ix and add ices
-ex -ices
drop the ex and add ices
-ma -mata
retain the ma and add ta
-on -a
drop the on and add a
-um -a
drop the um and add a
-us -i
drop the us and add i
-y -ies
drop the y and add ies