Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Raymond Noonan

  • Using Latin to settle medical pronunciation debates

    Raymond NoonanBrooklyn, New York, United States Author’s note: Original Latin words are written in italics, with macrons (ā) indicating long vowels. Equivalent Latin-derived medical terms are given without italics. Acute accents (á) are sometimes used to indicate stress accent in both English and Latin. Informal phonetic spelling that should be familiar to most readers is…