William S. Haubrich's curiosity knows no bounds, nor does that of his readers
William S. Haubrich's curiosity knows no bounds, nor does that of his readers. Here the reader will find not just etymology and explanations of medical terminology but lessons in history and popular culture. Dr. William S.
More than just a dictionary, Medical Meanings explores the history of medical terms. Written with bracing wit and a refreshing lack of pretense. Series: Medical Meanings: A Glossary of Word Origins. Hardcover: 267 pages.
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Dr. Haubrich’s book is a pleasant remedy
In these days of anglicization of medical terminology, when people tend to use terms whose real meaning or origin they are unaware of, this unusual lexicon is a welcome arrival. Haubrich’s book is a pleasant remedy. Alf Fischbein, MD Environmental Sciences Laboratory, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 0 1984 Alan K. Liss, Inc. Автор. They will learn what really ailed John Merrick, .
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Haubrich, William S. (1997), Medical Meanings: A Glossary of Word Origins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: American College of Physicians, pg 85. ^ Eulenberg, . (1910), The Present Status of Graves' Disease (Exophthalmic Goiter.
The word originates from a German word Morphin which translates to Morpheus so the word first began with the ancient Greek god Morpheus, who was the god of dreams and whose father was Hypnos, the god of sleep. Morphine then came to be present after a scientist named Ster ü rner found it being the main ingredient in opium and named it after Morpheus, and is now used in many procedures that have painful effects or involve pain in general.
William Spies Haubrich, American physician, gastroenterologist. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology. Whether you are a student, physician, or word connoisseur, a delightful reading experience awaits.
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