By Robert B. Taylor
This ebook tells the exciting and sometimes colourful tales of the scientific phrases we use. The origins of medical and clinical phrases are available in Greek and Latin myths, in areas akin to jungles of Uganda and the islands of the Aegean Sea, within the names of medicine’s giants akin to Hippocrates and Osler, and in a few actually not likely sources.
In this e-book you are going to examine the solutions to questions such as:
• What illness used to be named for an American house flight?
• are you aware the echoic observe for elephantine rumbling of the bowels?
• What drug identify was resolute through drawing chemists’ notes out of a hat?
• What are surfer’s eye, clam digger’s itch, and conceal porter’s disease?
This e-book may give you new insights into the phrases we use each day within the hospital, sanatorium, and laboratory. realizing a word’s background assists in figuring out not just what it capability, but additionally a few of the connotative subtleties of phrases utilized in prognosis and therapy. the fantastic Language of drugs is meant for the enrichment of physicians, different wellbeing and fitness pros, scholars, and an individual focused on scientific care and scientific science.