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#167032 - 03/20/07 10:49 AM bullous pemphigoid Joined: Dec 2006
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First name I think came from the person who discovered it. The second, Greek.
#167040 - 03/20/07 01:11 PM Re: bullous pemphigoid [Re: olly] Joined: Aug 2005
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First word is adjectival form of Latin bullae 'blisters' and the second is, as you suggest, Greek, from pemphiks 'drop; cloud; pustule'.
Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#167041 - 03/20/07 01:28 PM Re: bullous pemphigoid [Re: zmjezhd] Joined: Jun 2002
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> bullous pemphigoid
good name for a band.
formerly known as etaoin...
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