Jacob Amir, MD
To the editors: Belkin and Neelon write that the word Zadig comes from Arabic (1). In fact, it comes from the Hebrew word, tzadiq, and is found numerous times in the Bible. Also used in modern Hebrew, it is best translated as "righteous."
Amir J. Osler and the Method of Zadig. Ann Intern Med. ;117:622. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-117-7-622_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(7):622.
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