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Awesome words: medical edition (part IV)

(Part I, Part II, Part III)

I know, I know, we’re not technically done neurology yet.  But we’re pretty much halfway at the end of this week (huzzah!) so you’re getting an early dose of awesome this block, lucky you!  To start off this one, here’s a fairly terrible neurology joke:

Knock knock.
Who’s there?
Your Uncle.
Uncle who?
Uncle herniation.

Badum pshhhh.

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Awesome words: medical edition (part III)

(Other awesome words: part I + part II)

It’s that time again!  The end of musculoskeletal block (MSK) brings with it a new hash of fantastic terminology. (And the end of TBL, rejoice!) Plus blogging is a great way to take your mind off numbingly obvious bone physiology, right?

I’m also happy to say that this little series of posts is the most popular of the blog – every week I get a ton of referrals from Google, etc. spitting out my site as people search for “awesome words.”  So if you’re a med noob and don’t know how the hell you got here, I wave excitedly in your general direction.

Enjoy, and be sure to add your own in the comments!

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