Medical Plurals and Exceptions

Medical Plurals and Exceptions

Quick Plural References for Healthcare Documentation Specialists

Wouldn’t it be just fantastic if all we had to do with a word to make it plural would be to add a simple “s” at the end?

Unfortunately, it isn’t that simple…there are a lot of grammar rules in the English language, and medical words complicate things even more! Fortunately, there are many resources to help Medical Transcriptionists, including the Book of Style. Below is a summary of the common rules and exceptions that you will come across in your MT career.