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Eponyms and Words Derived From Proper Nouns.  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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With eponyms, capitalize the proper name but not the common noun that follows it (see 15.0, Eponyms). Most words derived from proper nouns are not capitalized. In general, follow the current edition of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary or Dorland’s or Stedman’s medical dictionary. Previous | ...