Grasset-Gaussel phenomenon

Gras·set-Gaus·sel phenomenon (grah-saґ go-selґ) [J. Grasset; Amans Gaussel, French physician, 1871–1937] Grasset phenomenon; see under phenomenon.

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  • Grasset — Joseph, French physician, 1849–1918. See G. law, G. phenomenon, G. sign, G. Gaussel phenomenon, Landouzy G. law …   Medical dictionary

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