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Haslam D. Medical terminology can provide food for thought. Practitioner July/August 2019;263(1828):31

Medical terminology can provide food for thought

07 Aug 2019Registered users

I have always been fascinated by the way doctors tend to use foodstuffs to describe pathological conditions. The most extraordinary description I ever came across in a medical journal was an academic paper that described a tumour as being the size of a medium kumquat.

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