Cruveilhier Cru·veil·hier (krōō-vāl-yā', krü-vě-), Jean. 1791-1874.
French anatomist who was the first to describe multiple sclerosis.
Next to cruveilhier, Rokitansky has had the greatest influence upon the modern conception of gastric ulcer.
The hemorrhage may be slight, moderate, or excessive in amount (cruveilhier).
As Féré has shown, lipomatosis (first noticed by cruveilhier) is an expression of stress at the period of evolution.
In preparing the anatomical department, the able treatises of Wilson, cruveilhier, and others have been freely consulted.
This was the view entertained by cruveilhier and Trousseau and other French authors.
Since its advocacy by Abercrombie and by cruveilhier this theory has always had its adherents, particularly among French writers.