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Is the inflection of the Latin words in today's science similar to that of classical Latin, or English?

Words used in a Latin context are inflected as Latin, and words used in an English context are inflected as English. While people might pluralize "nucleus" as "nuclei", nobody says ...
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Where does the word "thlypis"/θλυπις come from?

Adding this as a supplement to the answers by Expedito Bipes and Draconis, since I wondered what manuscripts actually are the source of this form. Google books has a scan of Juli Pallí i Bonet's 1996 ...
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