Michel


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Mi·chel

(mē-shel'),
M., 19th-century French physician. See: Michel malformation.

Mi·chel

(mē-shel'),
Gaston, French surgeon, 1874-1937. See: Michel spur.

Michel

named after Gaston Michel, a French surgeon (1875-1937).

Michel clip
metal skin sutures in various sizes from 8 to 16 mm long. Each clip is a 2 mm wide band of metal with a downturned sharp prong at each end. When the clip is bent double the points face each other and approximate. There is a special instrument for applying and removing the clips. They are excellent in design and concept but can be easily removed by rubbing.
Michel's trephine
a heavy-duty trephine with an adjustable head for cutting holes in bone of 0.5-0.8 mm diameter.
References in classic literature ?
A brave young guide named Michel Payot volunteered.
They can't live without it,' she added; meaning perhaps Van Tromp and Michel Angelo.
The accused replied that his name was Jacques Michel Bonacieux, that he was fifty-one years old, a retired mercer, and lived Rue des Fossoyeurs, No.
Colbert, placed with Michel Letellier, secretary of state in 1648, by his cousin Colbert, Seigneur de Saint-Penange, who protected him, received one day from the minister a commission for Cardinal Mazarin.
He had just received a letter from Anne of Austria, a letter very valuable to him, and strongly compromising Mazarin; but, as he already played the double part which served him so well, and by which he always managed two enemies so as to draw advantage from both, either by embroiling them more and more or by reconciling them, Michel Letellier wished to send Anne of Austria's letter to Mazarin, in order that he might be acquainted with it, and consequently pleased with his having so willingly rendered him a service.
Michel formed one couple, and Detaye and Delaunay another.
In the meanwhile, the personage who had so magically turned the tempest into dead calm, as our old and dear Corneille puts it, had modestly retreated to the half-shadow of his pillar, and would, no doubt, have remained invisible there, motionless, and mute as before, had he not been plucked by the sleeve by two young women, who, standing in the front row of the spectators, had noticed his colloquy with Michel Giborne-Jupiter.
Tuesday was the day upon which Michel Rollin came to Amitrano's.
The genial disdain of Michel Rollin, who called them impostors, was answered by him with vituperation, of which crapule and canaille were the least violent items; he amused himself with abuse of their private lives, and with sardonic humour, with blasphemous and obscene detail, attacked the legitimacy of their births and the purity of their conjugal relations: he used an Oriental imagery and an Oriental emphasis to accentuate his ribald scorn.
it was not I who angered him," said the fat Michel.
he is our master, Michel," quoth Aylward, "and such men as we do not serve under a laggart.
The name of this intrepid adventurer was Michel Ardan.