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Etymologia—a new EID section added in 2005


Etymology is concerned with the origin of words, how they've evolved over time, and changed in form and meaning as they were translated from one language to another.  In 2005,  Emerging Infectious Diseases, added a new section, Etymologia, to the journal. Etymologia defines scientific words related to emerging infectious diseases. Since its inception, the EID journal has published 96 Etymologia.

The latest Etymologia entry is “Quinine” in the July 2015 issue 
Volume 11, Number 12—December 2005 Etymologia: Eptesicus fuscus

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