The language of modern medicine: It's all greek to me

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Abstract

The Greek language has shaped and formed the lexicon of modern medicine. Although medical terminology may seem complex and difficult to master, the clarity and functionality of this language owe a great debt to the tongue of the classical Greeks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-93
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume70
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

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