An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

LITTRÉ, Alexis

3 entries
  • 1215

Description de l’urèthre de l’homme.

Hist. Acad. roy. Sci. (Paris), (1700), Mém., 311-16, 1719.

“Littre’s glands” described.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 18th Century, Genito-Urinary System
  • 3575

Observation sur une nouvelle espèce de hernie.

Hist. Acad. roy. Sci. (Paris), (1700), Mém., 300-10, 1719.

“Littre’s hernia” – so named from his description of diverticulum hernia. Later Richter (No. 3578) described this condition more fully.



Subjects: SURGERY: General › Hernia
  • 3418

Diverses observations anatomiques.

Hist. Acad. roy. Sci. (Paris), (1710), 36-37, 1732.

Littré was first to suggest colostomy in intestinal obstruction – “Littré’s operation”.



Subjects: Colon & Rectal Diseases & Surgery