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BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0306214 (Published 01 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0306214
  1. Tiago Villanueva, fifth year medical student1
  1. 1University of Lisbon, Portugal

What does the word “nuts” mean to you? A chocolate bar, dry fruits in your muesli, an adjective, and thats about it, right? No! Logging on to this website entails discovering a hidden meaning. Each letter in NUTS is an initial of an urethral cause of haematuria (neoplasm, urethritis, tumour, and stone).

This site is a comprehensive database of mnemonics regarding medical subjects. My first contact with mnemonics in medical school was a silly …

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