- French anatomist who first described (1647) the thoracic duct.
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Strangely enough, the latter united with Riolan in opposing the discovery of Pecquet and denying its significance.An Epitome of the History of Medicine
It is to be noted that Asellius and Pecquet, both of them, made their discoveries as it were by chance.Experiments on Animals
Indeed, so sick and ailing did he appear to be that Mme. Pecquet suggested that his uncle should call in a doctor.A Book of Remarkable Criminals
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And you allow the name of a magistrate to be coupled in a police report with that of the woman Pecquet?Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe