hippocratic finger n.
See clubbed finger.
- Hippocratic nail
hippocratic nail n. The coarse curved nail of a clubbed finger.
noun 1. an oath embodying the duties and obligations of physicians, usually taken by those about to enter upon the practice of medicine. /ˌhɪpəʊˈkrætɪk/ noun 1. an oath taken by a doctor to observe a code of medical ethics supposedly derived from that of Hippocrates Hippocratic Oath n. An oath of ethical professional behavior sworn […]
- Hippocratic succussion sound
hippocratic succussion sound hippocratic suc·cus·sion sound (sə-kŭsh’ən) n. A splashing sound heard on auscultation in a patient with hydropneumothorax or pyopneumothorax.
[hip-uh-kreen, hip-uh-kree-nee] /ˈhɪp əˌkrin, ˌhɪp əˈkri ni/ noun 1. a spring on Mount Helicon sacred to the Muses and regarded as a source of poetic inspiration. /ˈhɪpəʊˌkriːn; ˌhɪpəʊˈkriːnɪ/ noun 1. a spring on Mount Helicon in Greece, said to engender poetic inspiration fount on Mount Helicon, sacred to the Muses, from Greek Hippokrene, literally “horse’s […]