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#167032 - 03/20/07 06:49 AM bullous pemphigoid
olly Offline
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bullous pemphigoid;
First name I think came from the person who discovered it. The second, Greek.

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#167040 - 03/20/07 09:11 AM Re: bullous pemphigoid [Re: olly]
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bullous pemphigoid

First word is adjectival form of Latin bullae 'blisters' and the second is, as you suggest, Greek, from pemphiks 'drop; cloud; pustule'.
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#167041 - 03/20/07 09:28 AM Re: bullous pemphigoid [Re: zmjezhd]
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> bullous pemphigoid

good name for a band.
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