What's in a Name?

QuestionMarksEponyms are terms named after a real or imaginary person and occasionally, after a place. Whonamedit.com, a comprehensive dictionary of medical eponyms, contains lists of people by country, alphabetically by name and eponym, as well as an alphabetical list of women. Learn more about some of the diseases, physical exam signs, procedures and anatomic parts named after the familiar and not-so-familiar greats of medicine.

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