|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » (Old) Weekly themes. (have been consolidated into a single forum above) » Words from medicine » abdomen Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#84596 - 10/23/02 09:11 PM abdomen
he following terms are taken from Medical Etymology. The History and Derivations of
Medical Terms for Studens of Medicine,Dentistry, and Nursing. By: O.H. Perry Pepper, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
abdomen The orgin of this term is not known. Perhaps it is derived from the Latin abdere = to hide;
hence it might mean the cavity in which odds and ends are hidden away. Others believe it has
come from the Latin root adeps = fat.
Forum Stats 8729 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members BILLH, GrandmaCoo, ShellsnBells, charmingthemuse, toddster
8729 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 31 Guests and 6 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
LukeJavan8 119 endymion6 107 wofahulicodoc 90 A C Bowden 48 jenny jenny 42 Tromboniator 8 Bazr 7 tsuwm 7 FoFong 4 Dennis_Lees 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11609 tsuwm 10521 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 LukeJavan8 6437 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400 BranShea 5282
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith