The Etymology of Medical terms 2

In my recent post about Etymology I said that I would introduce new terms on a regular basis  and as I had some suggestions from a follower of the blog I decided to investigate into the words. The words are “Placebo” and Caesarian section” .       PLACEBO Placebo comes from the Latin “placebo”,…

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Etymology of Medical terms

The etymology of medical words is a fascinating field and one that give us an insight into the present use of words. Today I am going to give a few examples but hope to continue a regular post on the subject. Here are a couple of examples to start off the series:      …

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