Favorite science / medical word

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I'm probably going to get a lot of crap about this but whatever...

I've always been a big fan of 'clitoris'

*flamesuit on*

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Duodenum. Jejunum is cool too. Ileum is a close third. I love my small intestine.
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okay, this is really a math word

jerk-means the rate of change of the acceleration over time

of course, our biggest goal in 11th grade cal I class was to find the "jerk"
otorhinolaryngology - a fancy word for the study of the ears, nose and throat.

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - a disease that effects the lungs through inhalation of really small silica particles.

I dont know why I automatically think of English class when I come across that word.
I know these aren't one word but I really like the way they sound together:

Cell suicide cascade
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one I came across during my job as a transcriptionist...

Os innominatum:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

(poor thing...when good Dr. Gray was handing out the names, it must have been all the way at the back of the line!)

Fun thread...thanks.
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Syncope. (sing-kuh-pee) Means fainting.
Sphygmomonometer, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanaconiosis
Bacteriophage T-4. It sounds like a cartoon name.
I changed my mind...

postcoital mictirition


Phosphofructokinase (PFK)
I had a good one in mind, but I forgot it. Anyways, since I am only in high school biology mine would have to be golgi apparatus...............or possibly myocardial infarction?
nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide


flavin adenine dinucleotide


oxidative phosphoralation