Example sentences for: dorland

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  • Dorland also listed 488 signs, again mostly eponymous, of different diseases, thirty-three in thyrotoxicosis.

  • Fowler noted the problem favoring s 's but made no specific reference to the conversion of proper possessive nouns to adjectives; Strunk and White affirmed the propriety of s's , and Gowers, in The Complete Plain Words , prefers s's , a choice of some importance because his father, the British neurologist Sir William Richard Gowers (1845-1915), is remembered for his column, disease, fasciculus, sign, solution, syndrome, and tract by Dorland.

  • The 1988 quotation of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-III) returned Dorland's Medical Dictionary to the 20th century: DSM-III is the standard psychiatric manual defining mental disorders.

  • By 1988 the editors of Dorland's 28th edition had deleted three eponymous entries for hyperthyroidism, retaining Graves but now as Graves disease , the second s and its possessive apostrophe banished.

  • Selected definitions from Dorland's Medical Dictionary illustrate some of the shifts:

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