The aim of this paper is to analyse how physicians use eponyms for naming the evolution of a scientific discovery in order to describe the different features of eponyms. In the first section a brief classification of medical eponym is given, attention is then turned to the main positive and negative aspects of these honorific names in the language of Medicine in a diachronic perspective with linguistic and ethical considerations.
|Titolo della pubblicazione ospite||TEACHING MEDICAL ENGLISH - METHODS AND MODELS|
|Numero di pagine||13|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2011|
|Nome||ENGLISH LIBRARY: THE LINGUISTICS BOOKSHELF VOL. 8|