proper terminology

peter hirschmann peter.hirschmann at BTOPENWORLD.COM
Thu May 15 16:09:03 PDT 2003


Axel

Or do you mean that there is a trend away from epononyms ?towards the
descrptinve term? So how do you describe the Waters's projection, the 0
degree
OM

Peter

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Axel Ruprecht" <ruprecht at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu>
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Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2003 2:33 PM
Subject: Re: proper terminology


> Sharon
>
> My understanding is that currently there is a trend away from the
> possessive form for projections, diseases, and signs and tests.
>
> But, that is just my understanding. That is what we do here. I shall
> be interested in other comments
>
> Rgds
> Axel
>
>
>
> >What is the preferred terminology for use with these extraoral
> >radiographic projections?
> >
> >Waters' vs Waters
> >Towne's vs Towne
> >
> >I am reviewing the page proofs of my chapter in the new edition of
> >White and Pharoah and the copy editor has questioned this because
> >there does not appear to be consistency between chapters where these
> >techniques are mentioned.
> >
> >I checked several books that I have and Waters without the apostrophe
> >seems to be more common, but Towne or Towne's seems to be more
> >problematic. I even found it both ways on the same page of Som, Head
> >and neck imaging, 2nd ed!
> >
> >Sharon
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