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eponym

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

(ep-ŏ-nim)

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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eponym

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 158 words.

a word, phrase, or abbreviation derived from the name of a person or place. Eponyms often honor the discoverers of

eponym

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 158 words.

a word, phrase, or abbreviation derived from the name of a person or place. Eponyms often honor the discoverers of

eponym

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

(ep-ŏ-nim)

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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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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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.

Hansen disease

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The preferred term for leprosy (q.v.). The eponym honors the scientist who discovered the leprosy bacterium.

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Hansen disease

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 18 words.

the preferred term for leprosy (q.v.). The eponym honors the scientist who discovered the leprosy bacterium.

Hansen disease

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 18 words.

the preferred term for leprosy (q.v.). The eponym honors the scientist who discovered the leprosy bacterium.

Lutheran blood group

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

A blood group determined by a red cell antigen specified by the Lu gene on human chromosome 19. Autosomal linkage in humans was first demonstrated between Lu and Le. The eponym Lutheran...

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Cooley anemia

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The most severe form of beta thalassemia (sometimes called thalassemia major). Few or no functional beta globin chains are made, and this results in a life-threatening anemia. The patient...

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Fahrenholz rule

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The hypothesis that in groups of permanent parasites the classification of the parasites corresponds directly with the natural relationships of their hosts. For example, closely related...

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