Biographical dictionary of medical eponyms

Начал Randy Stebbing Суббота, 20 Августа 2011

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20/8/2011 в 7:38 до полудня

I just found an on-line biographical dictionary that lists medical terms and who they were named after http://www.whonamedit.com/

For example to see the bio of Thomas Hodgkin who "Hodgkin's Disease" is named after visit: http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/1495.html

20/8/2011 в 10:39 до полудня

This is also good for death certificates. There are some diseases that have changed names over the years!

22/8/2011 в 7:54 до полудня

I've added a "Medical Terms" section on the main page and Thomas Hodgkin is the first entry in that section.

22/8/2011 в 8:25 до полудня

Here is my list of the better known ones...

Achilles' heel
Addington disease
Alzheimer's disease
Apert's syndrome
Apgar's Score
Baker's cyst
Crohn's desease
Heimlich's manoeuvre
Hodgkin's disease
Krebs' cycle
Langerhans' islands
Parkinson's disease
Petri Dish
Pasteurizer
Rorschach Test
Stent
Salmonellosis

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