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Determine if the word in paranthesis an adverb or an adjective. write the chosen word next to each item.
The patient has (intermittently) been on (anti-inflammatory) drugs.
8. intermittently Adverb Adjective
9. anti-inflammatory Adverb Adjective
This (elderly) woman had a history of syncope (yesterday).
10. elderly Adverb Adjective
11. yesterday Adverb Adjective
This rash has been present for approximately (two) years.
12. two Adverb Adjective
Testicles were descended (bilaterally) and (only) (mildly) tender.
13. bilaterally Adverb Adjective
14. only Adverb Adjective
15. mildly Adverb Adjective
There is mild-to-moderate tenderness on (deep) palpation.
16. deep Adverb Adjective
Identify ALL nouns and pronouns in the following sentences.
1. Pupils are equal, round, and reactive to light.
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bilaterally is an adjective
only is also an adjective
intermittently is an adjective
anti-inflammatory is also an adjective
Most are incorrect. Please re-think these and re-post ... with your reasons.
Most words that end in -ly are adverbs.
Bilaterally is an adverb modifying "were descended." It tells where about the verb.
Only is also an adverb, modifying the adverb, "mildly." It tells how mildly.
Mildly, an adverb, modifies the adjective, "tender."
Itermittently is also an adverb modifying "has been."
You're right that anti-inflammatory is an adjective.