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garden variety

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adjective Garden variety (GV) is an Americanism referring to medical or surgical diseases or lesions that are both common and/or have unsurprising clinical, radiologic, or pathological findings.

GV findings constitute the bulk of diseases seen in medical practice, thus there is GV appendicitis, GV myocardial infarction, GV colon cancer, etc.

Synonym Bog standard-UK 

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