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The term ‘syringe’ comes from the Greek word ‘syrinx’ meaning ‘tube’. In classical Greek mythology, Syrinx was a nymph who was pursued by the amorous god ‘Pan’, and to avoid his advances, Syrinx ran away before her path was cut by river Ladon. 54 more words

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Conquer Chiari, don’t let Chiari conquer you…

… easier said than done, right? Of course it is. You live with a life-long condition that’s a ‘pain in the neck!’. Yes I’m in a good place 6 months after my surgery, but trust me when I say I know how you’re feeling. 942 more words

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The Song of Syrinx by Bethany W Pope

The Song of Syrinx

Once, the Great God Pan fell in love with a nymph.
Running to meet her (she was slender as a reed, 422 more words