Search by Search ID or Tag or use the Advanced Search
'It's just a mild hyperinsulism due to islet cell hyperplasia with a touch of hepatic insufficiency and glycogen depletion. In other words watch your diet.'
'He's started hanging around ever since he found out orthopaedic means bones!'
'Instead of layman's terms, let me explain it in dollars and cents.'
'I can't pronounce the condition you have....I'll simply call it your affliction.'
"I'm afraid you have a bad case of psychobabble!"
"I've reviewed your file and I'm afraid you have a bad case of gobbledegook!"
'So the epithelial cells recovered by the fiberoptic branschoscopy suggests....'
'The school is still out on precisely the right vernacular but I think it's generally agreed that 'humongous fat bastard' is overstepping the mark!'
"I'm having trouble educating my patient. He keeps calling his nuclear exam results 'unclear' exam results."
'Well, here's a drug that's boiled down the warnings to something you can understand: 'Side effects are real doozies. Best of luck to you.''
The second opinion was even worse than the first.
MD trash talk... "Your mama is so dumb, she doesn't know endopeptidase from endopericarditis."
"Sorry to slip into pediatric jargon. I meant to say Mason has an upset stomach rather than a widdle tummy ache."
The Language of Health
"Appendicitis is Latin for inflamed pen."
"Diverticulitis, hamartoma, schistosome, labyrinthitis...it sounds like the flu to me!"
'Actually, the term is sanguinous crust. . .'
Evolving Changes in Medical Lingo
"The doctor will see you now - Here's your medical dictionary."
'We don't have a cure for it, but we do have a catchy name for it.'
'Perkins! The correct term for this operation is transplant. Not cut and paste!!'
'We'll come right out with it - what you have cannot be pronounced.'
'It was a trememdous piece of surgery!...'
"It's not a pain reliever, but it resembles one. It's called Acetametaphor."
"You have a pre-existing condition...your credit score."
Tags:credit score, credit scores, credit rating, credit ratings, financial, financials, financial history, financial checks, financial check, credit history, credit histories, pre-existing condition, preexisting condition, preexisting conditions, pre-existing conditions, loan, loans, medical jargon, loan official, loan officials, medical language, loan application, loan applications, money problem, money problems