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Chicago (medical term)

Chicago (pronounced: /ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ/), in the context of medical terminology, is not a term directly related to a specific medical condition or treatment. However, it is often associated with various medical institutions, research, and advancements that have taken place in the city of Chicago, Illinois, United States.


The term "Chicago" is derived from a French rendering of the indigenous Miami-Illinois word shikaakwa for a wild relative of the onion, known to botanists as Allium tricoccum.

Medical Institutions in Chicago

Chicago is home to several renowned medical institutions that have made significant contributions to the field of medicine. Some of these include:

Medical Research and Advancements

Chicago has been the site of numerous medical research studies and advancements. For instance, the University of Chicago Medicine has been at the forefront of medical research, with numerous breakthroughs in various fields such as oncology, cardiology, and neurology.

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