Corvisart des Marets
Baron Jean Nicolas 1755-1821
[ kôr-vē-sär′ dĕ mä-rā′ ]
French physician who developed the technique of percussion to diagnose diseases of the heart and chest.
Why Do We Say “Beware The Ides Of March”?The Ides of March, better known as March 15th, marks an inauspicious anniversary associated with treachery and ill fortune. But, how did a day that was once celebrated by the Romans become so heavily steeped in superstition?
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