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Jargon

Roxanne K. Young

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.179
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Many words have found their way into medicalvocabularies with unusual meanings that are notrecognized even by medical dictionaries. Suchwritings may be characterized as medical jargonor medical slang. ... More

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