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Medical eponyms

Medical eponyms are terms used in medicine which are named after people (and occasionally places or things). New discoveries are often attached to the people who made the discovery because of the nature of the history of medicine. This has produced a large number of medical eponyms:


External links

  • WhoNamedIt.com, a dictionary of medical eponyms.
  • MedEponyms.com, a dictionary of pathology eponyms.
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