October 3, 2009

Funny Medical Mnemonics

Medical students use humorous medical mnemonics to remember their anatomy.
These medical mnemonics are often bizarre and sexual, making them easier to remember.

The eight bones of the wrist:
Scaphoid, Lunate, Triquetrum, Pisiform, Trapezium, Trapezoid, Capitate, Hamate.

  • Some Lovers Try Positions That They Cannot Handle.
The four branches of the facial nerve:
Temporal, Zygomatic, Buccal, Masseteric, Cervical.
  • Ten Zebras Bit My Cock.
The four valves of the heart (from right to left):
Tricuspid, Pulmonary, Mitral, Aortic.
  • Toilet Paper My Ass.
Sperm pathway through the male reproductive tract:
Seminiferous tubules, Epididymis, Vas deferens, Ejaculatory duct, Nothing, Urethra, Penis.

Related Link:
Eponyms (for students) - iPhoneClinical.com

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