Interesting Lexis 2

  Today´s interesting Lexis is “Medicine”, and as a kind of intro above I have posted a picture of “Medicine man” by Tim Scoggins.   Different meanings of Medicine ( I take from the OED) 1) A substance or preparation used in the treatment of illness; a drug; esp. one taken by mouth. Also: such substances…

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The Etymology of Medical Terms 3

                    CANCER            Cancer is one of the most talked about and most devastating diseases affecting man. Even today it causes fear, and is  occasionally referred to as the big C. with the euphemism”after a long illness” still sometimes used in obituaries. However,…

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