Pecquet

[ pĕ-kā ]
Jean 1622-1674

French anatomist who first described (1647) the thoracic duct.

Nearby words

  1. pyrrhonic,
  2. pyrrhonism,
  3. pyrrhotite,
  4. pyrrhuloxia,
  5. pyrrhus,
  6. pyrrolic,
  7. pyrrolidine,
  8. pyrrophyta,
  9. pyrrophyte,
  10. pyruvate


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