The aim of this paper is to analyse how physicians use eponyms for naming the evolution of a scientific discovery in order to describe the different features of eponyms. In the first section a brief classification of medical eponym is given, attention is then turned to the main positive and negative aspects of these honorific names in the language of Medicine in a diachronic perspective with linguistic and ethical considerations.

CANZIANI, T. (2011). The status of medical eponyms: advantages and disadvantages. In A. Loiacono, G. Iamartino, Grego K S. (a cura di), TEACHING MEDICAL ENGLISH - METHODS AND MODELS (pp. 221-234). MONZA : POLIMETRICA International Scientific Publisher.

The status of medical eponyms: advantages and disadvantages

CANZIANI, Tatiana
2011

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The aim of this paper is to analyse how physicians use eponyms for naming the evolution of a scientific discovery in order to describe the different features of eponyms. In the first section a brief classification of medical eponym is given, attention is then turned to the main positive and negative aspects of these honorific names in the language of Medicine in a diachronic perspective with linguistic and ethical considerations.
Settore L-LIN/12 - Lingua E Traduzione - Lingua Inglese
CANZIANI, T. (2011). The status of medical eponyms: advantages and disadvantages. In A. Loiacono, G. Iamartino, Grego K S. (a cura di), TEACHING MEDICAL ENGLISH - METHODS AND MODELS (pp. 221-234). MONZA : POLIMETRICA International Scientific Publisher.
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