Making a meal out of medical terms important for learning

However, such ‘food for thought’ is disappearing from the modern medical lexicon, according to Dr Ritu Lakhtakia from the Department of Pathology at Sultan Quaboos University at Muscat in Oman.

Dr Lakhtakia is the author of an impassioned call for the revival of such terms as ‘strawberry cervix’ to describe the inflamed red appearance of a trichomonas infection and ‘chocolate cyst’ of the ovary to illustrate the likeness of an “endometriotic cyst containing dark brown fluid from repeated cycles of endometrial proliferation and