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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Medicine and Health.


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

—eponymous (i-pon-i-mŭs) adj.

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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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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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