Bichat, Marie François X.

Bichat, Marie François X.

French physiologist and anatomist, 1771–1802; founder of scientific histology and pathological anatomy.

Bichat's canal

The subarachnoid canal, which extends from the third ventricle to the middle of Bichat's fissure and carries the veins of Galen.

Bichat's fissure

The horseshoe fissure separating the cerebrum from the cerebellum.

Bichat's ligament

The lower fasciculus of the posterior sacroiliac ligament.

Bichat's tunic

Tunica intima.
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