Gary Lum Gary.Lum at CASRDH.HEALTH.nt.com.au
Fri Mar 7 08:56:30 EST 1997

David Voehringer wrote:
> When John Kerr was here he a few years ago, he pronounced it apo-tosis (apo -
> like apoprotein and -tosis like mitosis).  Seems to reason that since he named
> it, his pronunciation should be used.

I concur, Professor Kerr, taught me pathology as an undergraduate and he
pronounced it "apo-tosis".

The second 'p' was silenced as far as students at the University of
Queensland medical school were concerned.



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