Medical dictionary

#1
I know there are some medics on RR but for the others I thought I'd provide a brief guide to some medical terms in common usage:

Anally - Occurring yearly
Artery - Study of paintings
Bacteria - Back door of cafeteria
Caesarean section - District of Rome
Cat scan - Searching for kitty
Cauterise - Made eye contact with her
Colic - Sheep dog
Coma - A punctuation mark
Congenital - Friendly
Diarrhoea - Journal of daily events
Dilate - To live long
Enema - Not a friend
Fester - Quicker
Fibula - A small lie
Genital - Non-Jewish
Grippe - Suitcase
Hangnail - Coathook
Impotent - Distinguished, well known
Intense pain - Torture whilst camping
Labour pain - Got hurt at work
Medical staff - Doctor's cane
Morbid - Higher offer
Nitrate - Twice the day rate
Node - Was aware of
Outpatient - Person who had fainted
Pap smear - Fatherhood test
Pelvis - Cousin of Elvis
Post operative - Royal Mail worker
Protein - Favouring young people
Rectum - Damn near killed 'em
Recovery room - place to do upholstery
Rheumatic - Amorous
Secretion - Hiding anything
Seizure - Roman emperor
Serology - Study of knighthood
Tablet - Small pill
Terminal illness - Sickness at airport
Tibia - Country in North Africa
Tumour - an extra pair
Urine - Opposite of you're out
Varicose - Located nearby
Vein - Conceited

Hope that clears up a few things for you. :whew:
 
#2
Salty_Dog said:
I know there are some medics on RR but for the others I thought I'd provide a brief guide to some medical terms in common usage:

Anally - Occurring yearly
Artery - Study of paintings
Bacteria - Back door of cafeteria
Caesarean section - District of Rome
Cat scan - Searching for kitty
Cauterise - Made eye contact with her
Colic - Sheep dog
Coma - A punctuation mark
Congenital - Friendly
Diarrhoea - Journal of daily events
Dilate - To live long
Enema - Not a friend
Fester - Quicker
Fibula - A small lie
Genital - Non-Jewish
Grippe - Suitcase
Hangnail - Coathook
Impotent - Distinguished, well known
Intense pain - Torture whilst camping
Labour pain - Got hurt at work
Medical staff - Doctor's cane
Morbid - Higher offer
Nitrate - Twice the day rate
Node - Was aware of
Outpatient - Person who had fainted
Pap smear - Fatherhood test
Pelvis - Cousin of Elvis
Post operative - Royal Mail worker
Protein - Favouring young people
Rectum - Damn near killed 'em
Recovery room - place to do upholstery
Rheumatic - Amorous
Secretion - Hiding anything
Seizure - Roman emperor
Serology - Study of knighthood
Tablet - Small pill
Terminal illness - Sickness at airport
Tibia - Country in North Africa
Tumour - an extra pair
Urine - Opposite of you're out
Varicose - Located nearby
Vein - Conceited

Hope that clears up a few things for you. :whew:
God! I could have done with this medical dictionary 16 yrs ago??
 
#4
Salty_Dog said:
Why's that then aussiepint? What happened 16 years ago?
OK...sniff...sniff...I'll confess...I was sitting my final nursing exams...wahhhh...I'm nearly as old as Wet Blobby...wahhhh...sniff...sniff
 
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