Iatrologs and Iatronyms

Citation data:

Word Ways, Vol: 4, Issue: 2, Page: 8

Publication Year:
1971
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol4/iss2/8
Author(s):
Francis, Darryl
Tags:
Linguistics
article description
The world of medical terminology abounds with some of the most amazing words that word-lovers are ever likely to come across. Many of these words, though, are destined never to be appreciated by legions of logologists. In our small way, we are going to attempt to remedy this. We are going to discuss several medical words (IATROLOGS or IATRONYMS) in the hope that one, some or all of them eventually find their way into your everyday speech.