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

POURFOUR DU PETIT, François

3 entries
  • 1356

Lettres d’un médecin des hôpitaux du Roy… contient un nouveau système du cerveau, etc.

Namur, Belgium: C. G. Albert, 1710.

Theory of contralateral innervation.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Spinal Cord
  • 1313

Mémoire dans lequel il est démontré que les nerfs intercostaux fournissent des rameaux que portent des esprits dans les yeux.

Hist. Acad. roy. Sci. (Paris), (Mém.), 1-19, 1727.

By cutting the intercostal nerves in the neck, du Petit found that disturbances occurred in the eyes and face of the same side; this disproved earlier views of the cerebral origin of the intercostal nerves.



Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Autonomic Nervous System
  • 764

Mémoire dans lequel il est démontré que les nerfs intercostaux fournissent des rameaux que portent des espirits dans les yeux.

Hist. Acad. roy. Sci. (Paris) (Mém), 1-19., 1727.

Discovery of the vasomotor nerves (see also No. 1313).



Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy