Pleural Forms

 

Some of the frequently used pleural forms:

Singular - Plural
Acetabulum - Acetabula
Addendum - Addenda
Adnexum - Adnexa
Algal - Algae
Alto - Altos
Alumna - Alumnae
Alumnus - Alumni
Alveolus - Alveoli
Ameba - Amebas
Amicus curiae - Amici curiae
Analysis - Analyses
Anastomosis - Anastomoses
Antrum - Antra
Apex - Apices
Aponeuroses - Aponeuroses
Appendix - Appendices, appendixes
Areola - Areolae
Artery - Arteries
Arthritis - Arthritides
Atrium - Atria
Axilla - Axillae
Bacillus - Bacilli
Bacterium - Bacteria
Base - Bases
Basis - Bases
Bona fide - boa fides
Bon vivant - Bons vivant
Bronchus - Bronchi
Brucellosis - Brucelloses
Bulla - Bullae
Bursa - Bursae
Calculus - Calculi
Calix - Calices
Calyx - Calyces
Canthus - Canthi
Carcinoma - Carcinomata, carcinomas
Catharsis - Catharses
Cervix - Cervices, cervixes
Cicatrix - Cicatrices
Coccus - Cocci
Comedo - Comedones
Compendium - Compendiums
Conjunctiva - Conjunctivae
Cornea - Corneae, corneas
Cornu - Cornua
Corpus - Corpora
Cortex - Cortices
Crisis - Crises
Cranium - Crania
Criterion - Criteria
Crux - Cruxes
Datum - Data
Diagnosis - Diagnoses
Dialysis - Dialyses
Dictum - Dicta
Diverticulum - Diverticula
Ecchymosis - Ecchymoses
Embolus - Emboli
Embryo - Embryos
Encephalitis - Encephalitides
Exegesis - Exegesis
Enteritis - Enteritides
Epididymis - Epididymides
Exostosis - Exostoses
Femur - femurs, femora
Fibula - Fibulas
Fimbria - Fimbriae
Fistula - Fistulae, fistulas
Focus - Foci
Foramen - Foramina
Fornix - Fornices
Fossa - Fossae
Fundus - Fundi
Ganglion - Ganglia
Genius - Geniuses
Genus - Genera
Gyrus - Gyri
Helix - Helices
Hernia - herniae, hernias
Hilum - Hila
Humerus - Humeri
Ileum - Ilea
Ilium - Ilia
Index - Indexes
Ischium - Ischia
Keratosis - Keratoses
Labium - Labia
Lacuna - Lacunae
Lamina - Laminae
Larva - Larvae
Larynx - Larynges
Leiomyoma - Leiomyomata
Locus - Loci
Lumen - Lumina , lumens
Madam - Mesdames
Matrix - Matrices
Maxilla - Maxillae
Maximum - Maxima
Meatus - Meatuses
Media - Mediae
Medium - Media
Medulla - Medullae
Meningitis - Meningitides
Miasma - Miasmas
Milieu - Milieux , milieus
Millennium - Millennia
Mitosis - Mitoses
Mucosa - Mucosae
Neurosis - Neuroses
Nucleus - Nuclei
Mycelium - Mycelia
Naris - Nares
Nevus - Nevi
Nucleus - Nuclei
Optimum - Optima
Os - Ora (pertaining to mouth)
Os - Ossa (pertaining to bones)
Ovary - Ovaries
Ovum - Ova
Papilla - Papillae
Paralysis - Paralyses
Pelvis - Pelves
Petechia - Petechiae
Phalanx - Phalanges
Phenomenon - Phenomena
Placebo - Placebos
Pleura - Pleurae
Plexus - Plexuses
Pons - Pontes
Prognosis - Prognoses
Prospectus - Prospectuses
Prosthesis - Prostheses
Protozoon - Protozoa
Proviso - Provisos
Psychosis - Prostheses
Protozoon - Protozoa
Proviso - Provisos
Psychosis - Psychoses
Pubis - Pubes
Pudendum - Pudenda
Pupa - Pupae
Quantum - Quanta
Quorum - Quorums
Radius - Radii
Ratio - Rations
Residuum - Residua
Rhinoplasty - Rhinoplasties
Rhonchus - Rhonchi
Ruga - Rugae
Sarcoma - Sarcomata, sarcomas
Sclera - Sclerae
Sclerosis - Scleroses
Sepsis - Sepses
Septum - Septa
Sequel - Sequels
Sequela - Sequelae
Serum - Septa
Sequel - Sequels
Sequela - Sequels
Serum - Sera
Sinus - Sera
Sinus - Sinuses
Spermatozoon - Spermatozoa
Sputum - Sputa
Sternum - Sternums
Stigma - Stigmata
Stimulus - Stimuli
Stoma - Stomata, stomas
Stratum - Strata
Sulcus - Sulci
Surgeon - Surgeons
Syllabus - Syllabi
Symposium - Symposia
Synopsis - Synopses
Testis - Testes
Therapy - Therapies
Thesis - Theses
Thorax - Thoraces
Trachea - Tracheae
Ulna - Ulnas
Ureter - Ureters
Urethra - Urethras
Urinalysis - Urinalyses
Uterus - Uteri
Uvula - Uvulas
Vas - Vasa
Vena cava - Venae cavae
Verruca - Verrucae
Vertebra - Vertebrae
Vesicle - Vesicles
Villus - Villi
Virus - Viruses
Viscus - Viscera
Zygion - Zygia
Adjective suffixes:
-ac : pertaining to
-al : pertaining to
-ar : pertaining to
-ary : pertaining to
-eal : pertaining to
-ial : pertaining to

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