Chaussier, Francois

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Chaussier,

François, French physician, 1746-1828.
Chaussier areola - a ring of indurated tissue surrounding the lesion of cutaneous anthrax.
Chaussier line - the anteroposterior line of the corpus callosum as appearing on median section of the brain.
Chaussier sign - severe pain in the epigastrium, a prodrome of eclampsia.
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Francois Chaussier, an obstetrician of Dijon, designed a reservoir bag in 1780 that could be filled with air or oxygen and connected to a facemask; this was an improvement on household bellows filled with ash and dust.