[Eponyms in medical terminology]

M Bujalková
Bratislavské Lekárske Listy 1999, 100 (5): 271-2
Use of eponyms and their frequency in anatomical and clinical medical terminologies are compared. In the standard anatomical terminology, use of eponyms in the macroscopic anatomical terms is not allowed. In the clinical terminology, on the other hand, the use of eponyms is very frequent. In conclusion the author presents advantages and disadvantages of the eponym use. (Ref. 7.)

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