Laënnec

[ ley-nek ]
/ leɪˈnɛk /

noun

Re·né Thé·o·phile Hya·cinthe [ruh-ney tey-aw-feel ya-sant], /rəˈneɪ teɪ ɔˈfil yaˈsɛ̃t/, 1781–1826, French physician who invented the stethoscope.

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British Dictionary definitions for Laënnec

Laënnec
/ (French laɛnɛk) /

noun

René Théophile Hyacinthe (rəne teɔfil jasɛ̃t). 1781–1826, French physician, who invented the stethoscope
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Medical definitions for Laënnec

Laënnec
[ lā-nĕk ]
René Théophile Hyacinthe 1781-1826

French physician who invented the stethoscope (ca. 1819).
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