September 28, 2012, 20:33Caterwauller
This online dictionary indicates that condom is thought to be an eponym. read here
September 29, 2012, 00:41Richard English
I had heard that the name was eponymous - but I don't believe that it is. This article seems to cast doubt on the eponymous origin as well - http://www.wordorigins.org/ind...ite/comments/condom/
September 29, 2012, 07:07Proofreader
We should all be glad it wasn't invented by Dr. Guillotine.
September 29, 2012, 20:39Kalleh
Ah...sounds like a legend. There are a lot of medical procedures, equipment and even diseases named after physicians, though.