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Student's Guide to Clinical Information Sources


How do you pronounce choledocholithiaisis? What does it mean?

Specialized Dictionaries for Eponyms

An eponym is a name or noun formed after a person. The two classic tools for resolving eponyms to their clinical features are only available in print. They are worth the trip ot the library if that is the type of question you have (or use Ask a Librarian and we can look it up for you!). In addition to the definition, they include brief information about the source of the eponym and citation(s) to the first report(s) of the condition in the literature.

What is the definition of Pick's Disease, and who is Pick?