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OP Any change this is somehow related to the "Trainspotting" movie?
Misprounounced version of today's AWAD?
no chan(c)e, no way.
trans- and train are from different Latin roots.
-joe (trainspotter ) friday
a medical word, trans=beyond or thru or across pontine= the pons(bridge) a part of the brain
And Trainspotting took place entirely north of the
Thames so it was cispontine.
and speaking of trainspotters, I'm reminded that Elizabeth C contributed the word ferroequinologist to these fora a couple of years ago.
-joe (reminder to tsuwm) friday
Exactly: cisalpine means at this side of the Alps mountains, transalpine at the other side. The location of the referred place depends on from where you are looking. From: somarda
In medicalese we use ipsilateral (same side) and contralateral.
Ipsi...is that Latin?
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