Many moons ago, when I was in EMT class, our instructor gave us a cute little way to remember what 'epistaxis' is:
How does Epi pay his taxes? Through the nose!
Every time I see a nosebleed, that still comes back to me. Silly but effective.
Ep`i*stax"is (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. upon + to drop.] Med.
Bleeding at the nose.
© Webster 1913.
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