13 July 2017

SEE: These medical words are so difficult, even we can't pronounce them

Can you pronounce 'sphygmomanometer', and do you know what it means? You can't help but laugh as members of the Health24 team have a go at it.


Have you ever found yourself sitting in your doctor’s room listening to him or her rambling off medical terminology and you have absolutely no idea what you are suffering from?

“You are suffering from Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia,” he says in a concerned tone.

“What? I am suffering from a rare condition that turns my spine into a growing tree?!” you wonder panicky. 


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