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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in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics
ublished online March 2016
Subjects: History of Science and Technology.
Hippocrates (2) of *Cos, probably a contemporary of Socrates (469–399 bce), was the most famous physician of antiquity and one of the least known. The important early corpus of medical writings bears...
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