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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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Awesome words: medical edition (part II)

Well, well, well.  If you’re in my class, you’re procrastinating, aren’t you?  Don’t deny it.  I see into your SOUL.

And I’m doing it, too.

Since studying is so haaaaaaaaaaaaard, I’m doing a cop-out post this week, don’t hate me.  Next week will be better, I promise.  Those who’ve been on Facebook and witnessed the epic battles going down around vaccination will know what I’m talking about…  Maybe if you smile pretty and ask real nice, I’ll post it this weekend.

In the meantime, here’s another AWESOME list of AWESOME words for you to ponder, fresh from repro and urology (see part 1 on GI block here):

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Awesome words: medical edition (part I)

I’ve been reading an awful lot of medical whathaveyou lately, and I’ve noticed that there’s a plethora of super awesome medical terms around, ripe for plucking.  Below is a collection of some of my favorites from GI block.  Do enjoy – say them out loud.  Let them roll around on your tongue.  Get a feel for their meatiness or angularity.  Or woodiness, if you enjoy a bit of Monty Python…

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