Grape-y odor (food metaphors in medical terminology)

We continue our journey in the tasteful world of culinary medical metaphors. The ends of nerve cells are shaped like grapes. Infection with the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can result in a grape-like odor. A malignant tumor – sarcoma botryoides – resembles a bunch of grapes in appearance. In fact several medical entities in look (and […]