Riviere, Lazare

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Lazare (Lazarus), French physician, 1589-1655.
Rivière salt - a deliquescent powder used as a diuretic, diaphoretic, expectorant, systemic, and urinary alkalizer. Synonym(s): potassium citrate
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and the author's reply, debate still lingers about whether credit should be given to Lazare Riviere, in his 1655 article published in Latin, for the first description of cervical insufficiency.