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October 4, 1941


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Ivy Depot, Va.

JAMA. 1941;117(14):1204. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820400062025

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To the Editor:—  May I be permitted to differ with Dr. Buck of Boston on the term "goose flesh," "goose bumps" or "goose pimples?" The time honored Latin for this condition is "cutis anserinus" which methinks should be translated "goose skin," not "flesh."

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