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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collective noun(noun)

    a noun that is singular in form but refers to a group of people or things

    collective noun


  1. collective noun(noun)

    noun of assemblage, noun of multitude

  2. collective noun(noun)

    A noun which, though singular, refers to a group of things or animals. Examples: a school of fish, a pride of lions.

    noun of multitude, noun of assemblage

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. collective noun

    Collective noun medical specialties Meridian of Acupuncturists1l Reorganisation of Administrators2 Hive of Allergists5 Gasbag of Anaesthetists4 Gray of Anatomists4 Graft of Cardiac surgeons1i Bundle of Cardiologists-right or left 1g Fibrillation of Cardiologists1b Flutter of Cardiologists1b Murmur of Cardiologists1c Palpitation of Cardiologists1l Perfusion of Cardiologists1i Reperfusion of Cardiologists1i Commiseration of Coroners1l Smear of Cytologists2 Desquamation of Dermatologists1l Flake of Dermatologists1l Itch of Dermatologists1l Rash of Dermatologists1 Doctrine of Doctors5 Pride of Doctors1k Morula of Embryologists1j Pack of ENTs1f Cohort of Epidemiologists1g Outbreak of Epidemiologists2 Plague of Epidemiologist5 Family of GPs5 Fulfilment of GPs 4 Glut of Gastroenterologists1 Movement of Gastroenterologists5 Run of Gastroenterologists1f Gaggle of Gynaecologists1 Guddle of Gynaecologists1d Smear of Gynaecologists1c Clot of Haematologists1j Roleau of Haematologists1 Thrombus of Haematologists1j Palpation of Internists5 Culture of Microbiologists1 Synapse of Neurologists1 Apron of Nurses1 Howl of Paediatricians1 Stirrup of Obstetricians5 Mass of Oncologists1j Brace of Orthopedic surgeons1f Cast of Orthopaedic surgeons5 Joint of Orthopaedic surgeons1 Illumination of Ophthalmologists1l Orbit of Ophthalmologists1 Crack of Osteopaths1l Bloc of Pathologists1g Parliament of Pathologists4 Flap of Plastic surgeons1 Pile of Proctologists1g Absence of Professors1h Outbreak of Public health doctors1g Reorganisation of Public health doctors1g Population of Public health doctors1g Alveolus of Pulmonologists1e Consolidation of Pulmonologists1 Inspiration of Pulmonologists3 Wheeze of Pulmonologists1b Injection of Rheumatologists1c Gray of Radiation therapists1 CiTy of Radiologists1i Sample of Statisticians1g Collective of Surgeons1f Pride of Surgeons1 Resect of Surgeons5 Stitch of Surgeons4 Graft of Transplant surgeons2 Stream of Urologists1 Void of Urologists5 1BMJ 2002;325:1498 (S Pai 21 December) 1b(A Papagiannis 21 December) 1c(J Mymin 22 December) 1d(WS Craig 22 December) 1e(N Sheldon 23 December) 1f(SJ Vanlint 23 December) 1g(BG McCloskey 24 December) 1h(A Rodger 26 December) 1i(V Zamvar 26 December) 1j(N Makwana 29 December) 1k(WM Mclean 30 December) 1l(P Morrell 14 January) 2Present author 3DOI 10.1378/chest.107.6.1773-a 1995;107;1773Chest Michael A. Hutcheon 4Br J Gen Pract. 2005 November 1; 55(520): 897. PMCID: PMC1570791 5J Lipton, Exaltation of Larks, referenced in Dr Haikerwal's address to the National Press Club of Australia i9 July 2006, www.ama.com.au/node/2386

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