An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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CORVISART, François Remy Lucien

2 entries
  • 4829

De la contracture des extrémités ou tétanie. Thèse pour le doctorat en médecine. No. 223

Paris: Rignoux, 1852.

In his graduation thesis, Lucien Corvisart, nephew of the more famous Baron Corvisart (No. 2737), introduced the term “tétanie”. Digital facsimile from BnF Gallica at this link.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Tetany
  • 1001

Sur une fonction peu connue du pancréas. La digestion des aliments azotés. 10 pts.

Paris: V. Masson, 18571863.

Corvisart showed that pancreatic proteolysis takes place at body temperature, in acid, alkaline, or neutral media.



Subjects: GASTROENTEROLOGY › Anatomy & Physiology of Digestion, HEPATOLOGY › Hepatic Physiology