Gerdy

Pierre N., French surgeon, 1797–1856. See G. fibers, under fiber, G. fontanelle, G. hyoid fossa, G. ligament, G. interatrial loop, G. tubercle.

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  • Gerdy — (spr. Scherdi), P. N., geb. 1797 zu Loches in Aube; war Professor der Anatomie u. Physiologie, seit 1833 der Pathologie, Agrégé der Medicinischen Facultät, Chirurg am Hospital St. Louis u. de la Pitié, 1837 Professor der chirurgischen Klinik in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gerdy — Provenance. Prénom dérivé de Gérard. Vient du germain, gari et hard Signifie : lance et dur, fort Se fête le 3 octobre. Histoire. Né à la fin du IXème siècle en Belgique, Gérard fut attiré très jeune par l idéal religieux. Il s initie à la vie… …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

  • Gerdy's tubercle — is a lateral tubercle of the tibia, located where the fascia lata or iliotibial band inserts. It was named after French surgeon Pierre Nicolas Gerdy (1797–1856) …   Wikipedia

  • Gerdy Troost — Adolf Hitler, Gerdy Troost, Adolf Ziegler und Joseph Goebbels bei der Besichtigung des Hauses der Deutschen Kunst am 5. Mai 1937 Gerdy Troost, eigentlich Gerhardine Troost geb. Andresen (* 3. März 1904 in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gerdy fibers etc. — Ger·dy fibers, etc. (zher deґ) [Pierre Nicholas Gerdy, French surgeon, 1797–1856] see under fiber, fontanelle, loop, ligament, and tubercle …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerdy fibers — the fibers of the superficial ligament connecting the clefts of the palmar surfaces of the fingers …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerdy fontanelle — a fontanelle occasionally occurring in the sagittal suture; called also sagittal f …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerdy ligament — suspensory l. of axilla …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerdy interatrial loop — a small muscular bundle in the interatrial septum of the heart …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerdy tubercle — a bony prominence on the tibia, superior and lateral to the tibial tuberosity, to which the proximal end of the tibialis anterior muscle is attached; it is a reference point in some knee surgery …   Medical dictionary

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