Laënnec, René

Laënnec, René

(la'nek)
René-Théophile-Hyacinthe Laënnec, Fr. physician, 1781–1826

Laënnec cirrhosis

Cirrhosis associated with chronic excessive alcohol ingestion. Synonym: hobnail liver

Laënnec pearls

Round gelatinous masses seen in asthmatic sputum.

Laënnec thrombus

Globular thrombus in the heart.