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[IP] Re: Medical names and symbols.



diabetes, meaning sweet urine, and i know this is gross but that's how it used to be diagnosed, the lab personel use to taste the urine for sweetness. ...........now then anyone want to be a lab tech.....Scott

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Novo's Apis Bull logo, and names in the med. Field are mainly based in the
Latin or Greek.

Our "Diabetes" came from the ancient Greek for 'Siphon' "Diavitikos" and
Animus became Animas...Insulin came from innula and Islet (Small Island).

I found a nice history of the Caduseus and Star of Life (Used by the EMS and
other info! The links are below:
http://www.publicsafe.net/wand.htm 
http://www.ama-assn.org/sci-pubs/msjama/articles/vol_281/no_5/jms90002.htm 
http://www.medinf.mu-luebeck.de/~ingenerf/terminology/ 
http://www.medfriendly.com/ 

At the med friendly site, off to the left is a Languages of origin...To go
directly there;
http://www.medfriendly.com/medlanguage.html 

Pocket PC Use Windows CE, Home users, are using ME and business users use
NT. So if you are using Windows, you can get into CE ME NT which can become
very heavy. <VBG>

Jenny Sutherland
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Mac_X/ 
http://www.wyldcelt.com 
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