urine, pus, spinal fluid. these bodily
fluids play an important role in diagnosis
(that is, in the process of determining
what ailment a patient is suffering
from). The analysis of these fluids
takes place in a laboratory,
using scientific methods and instruments.
During the 19th century, science began
to interact with medicine. By the
early 20th century, hospitals were
being designed with laboratories right
in themit was like science and
medicine were moving in together.
Now they are married in such a way
that it is hard for us to imagine