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eponym n.

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 27 words.

A disease, structure, or species named after a particular person, usually the person who first described or discovered it, e.g.

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eponym n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 25 words.

a disease, structure, or species named after a particular person, usually the person who first discovered or described it.

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eponym n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 25 words.

a disease, structure, or species named after a particular person, usually the person who first discovered or described it.

—eponymous

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eponym n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 29 words.

a disease, structure, or species named after a particular person, usually the person who first discovered or described it.

—eponymous ...

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NEUROLOGICAL EPONYMS

Ian McDonald.

in Brain

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 850 words.

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Urological eponyms

John Reynard, Simon F Brewster, Suzanne Biers and Naomi Laura Neal.

in Oxford Handbook of Urology

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urology; Genito-urinary Medicine. 958 words.

This chapter explores eponymous terms and conditions in urology and a brief background of the people they are named after.

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Urological eponyms

John Reynard, Simon Brewster and Suzanne Biers.

in Oxford Handbook of Urology

February 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urology. 949 words.

Alcock’s canal: canal for the internal pudendal vessels and nerve in the ischiorectal fossa.

Benjamin Alcock (b 1801). Professor of Anatomy,...

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In praise of the literary eponym—Henry V sign

F. Shanahan, C. Houlihan and J. Charles Marks.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 809 words.

The use of eponyms in medicine is often discouraged. However, the literary eponym should be an exception as it is not linked with many of the difficulties associated with conventional...

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Medical Eponyms: Patient Advocates, Professional Interests and the Persistence of Honorary Naming

Andrew J. Hogan.

in Social History of Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; History of Medicine. 12074 words.

Eponyms have been adopted for the naming of disorders since the mid-nineteenth century. Physicians have favoured eponyms for many reasons, including their descriptive neutrality and role in...

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Eponyms of ‘romantic science’

J.M.S Pearce.

in Brain

September 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 3155 words.

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Eponyms and maxillofacial syndromes

Luke Cascarini, Clare Schilling, Ben Gurney and Peter Brennan.

in Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 969 words.

Apert syndrome is a craniosynostosis plus syndactyly leading to lack of anterior growth of the midface, raised intracranial pressure, and blindness due subluxation and lack...

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Eponyms and maxillofacial syndromes

Luke Cascarini, Clare Schilling, Ben Gurney and Peter Brennan.

in Oxford Handbook of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1026 words.

This chapter provides an Alphabetical list of eponymous maxillofacial syndromes for oral and maxillofacial surgery

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The Eponym Dictionary of AmphibiansThe Eponym Dictionary of ReptilesThe Eponym Dictionary of MammalsWhose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds

David A. Morrison.

in Systematic Biology

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 2347 words.

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Wegener's granulomatosis—probing the untold past of the man behind the eponym

A. Woywodt and E. L. Matteson.

in Rheumatology

October 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 2353 words.

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Historical note on Crohn's disease: First US pre-eponym journal report of chronic regional ileocolitis in 1813

Claude Matuchansky and Yoram Bouhnik.

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. 505 words.

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Beolens, B., M. Watkins, and M. Grayson (eds.). 2009. The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, i-xiii + 574 pp. ISBN-13 978-0-8018-9304-9 and ISBN-10 0-8018-9304-6, price (hardbound), $65.00

Don E. Wilson and Dumitru T. Murariu.

in Journal of Mammalogy

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Animal Ecology; Animal Physiology; Mammalogy. 1489 words.

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Búrc Búiredach

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Father of Érne, the eponym of the Erne waterway.

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Eitin

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Variant spelling of Eidyn, eponym of Edinburgh [W Din Eidyn].

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Eitin

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 11 words.

Variant spelling of Eidyn, eponym of Edinburgh [W Din Eidyn].

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Búrc Búiredach

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 11 words.

Father of Érne, the eponym of the Erne waterway.

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