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Hello all. I just added a couple of missing things (Nissl stuff and Meibomian glands), which I assume is not controversial, though Nissl's contributions have largely been superceded by more modern terms.
Perhaps a bit more controversially, I have deleted a couple of references, namely to medical conditions (hernias) rather than anatomical parts. It's my understanding that this page is strictly (per the title) for anatomical structures, rather than for conditions. Else it would start becoming too cumbersome (e.g just off the top of my head, add Turner, Kleinfelter, Patau, Alzheimer, etc...). As well, I think there is a separate page for epynomous medical conditions.
Last thought: I disagree with changing this to "Eponymous human parts" or whatever, since I think many readers would not know what an eponym is - unless that page would somehow link with the above page name. I'm not sure how this would be accomplished, but I'm sure many of you would... All the best, Esseh 01:14, 6 April 2007 (UTC)
One last question: Is this page to be strictly human? I jsut noted that under Marcello Malpighi, Malpighian tubules are not included. Granted, to my knowledge these are found strictly in insects, but they're named after the same anatomist. Perhaps a mention in brackets, with a notation that they're not found in humans, or only found in insects? Suggestions? Esseh 01:19, 6 April 2007 (UTC)
If anatomical or disease conditions named-after-people (e.g.:Mallory-Weiss syndrome) don't belong here then should another list be started to encompass some of these conditions-named-after-people? ~ hydnjotalk 06:40, 7 May 2007 (UTC)
Hi Hydnjo. See above, for epynomous medical conditions. Mallory-Weiss should fit in there, but (IMHO) not here. Feel free to dispute this, it's just my opinion. Esseh 06:45, 7 May 2007 (UTC)