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More than just a word origin guide, it expands each entry to include stories and facts behind each name, adding describers and authors of the original descriptions alongside names that appear to be eponyms.
In 1933 it was decided to formally remove eponyms from terminology (10).
But there are numerous anonymous patients that were hidden behind their doctors' eponyms.
The painting of Catalan, the master that Alain Resnais brought to the screen in 1950 in a cult film with an eponym title, inserts itself like a joint between Khaled Hafez's video and Nermine Hammam's work, making fun of stereotypes.
Garcia Velasco points at the similarities shared by eponym conversion and coercion, but also makes clear that eponyms do not comply with the override principle because they are meaningless referential constructs.
Now, Groupon has become what linguists call a proprietary eponym.
When Parton was asked whether she minded being an eponym in this way, she joked, "No, there''s no such thing as baa-ad publicity.
YOU DON'T KNOW: As the eponym for Matt Connors's sophomore show at Canada and the subject of a large-scale photograph therein, this plaintive slogan reverberated through the process-conscious abstractions on view.
For instance, his surprisingly vivid recollection of a schoolboy flirtation he never acted on with the eponym of "The Walk with Elizanne" makes him ask if the one spot of joy he shared with her slid into oblivion on its own or whether he scotched it deliberately.
The book tells something about the person and the history behind the eponym, and also provides some landmark original descriptions, as of the hepatojugular reflux and the Hamman sign, to help the reader understand the direct observation and applied logic used by their discoverers.
1) While others had previously described this clinical scenario, the eponym bears his name.