1. Phil·lippe [fee-leep] /fiˈlip/, 1745–1826, French physician: reformer in the treatment and care of the mentally ill. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for pinel

Historical Examples of pinel

pinel in Medicine


[pē-nĕl]Philippe 1745-1826
  1. French physician and pioneer of psychiatry who made reforms that led to more humane treatment for the mentally ill and began the classification of a number of mental disorders.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.