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Why some doctors want terms like Adam’s Apple and Fallopian tubes ditched

Tom Elliott
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Some Australian doctors want terms like Adam’s Apple and Fallopian tubes to be ditched because they’re named after men.

Associate Professor Quentin Fogg, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne, spoke with Tom Elliott about the matter.

“Re-naming isn’t the right term because we have proper names for these things already,” he said.

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Tom Elliott
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